[ adjective fruhnt-lohd; verb fruhnt-lohd ]
/ adjective ˈfrʌntˌloʊd; verb ˈfrʌntˈloʊd /
Also front-load·ed. front-loading(def 1).
verb (used with object)
to load or fill from the front: to front-load a washing machine; to front-load a video recorder.
to put in from the front; insert: to front-load eight pounds of clothing; to front-load a cassette.
to make fees, costs, commissions, etc., applicable at the beginning of (a contract, designated period, or the like): The striking teachers prefer to front-load their fringe benefits.Compare back-load.
to concentrate maximum effort on (an activity) at the outset: The politician front-loaded his campaigning.
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- front-end load,
- front-end loader,
- front-end processor,
Origin of front-load
First recorded in 1975–80
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for front-loaded
Especially if the holiday shopping season is front-loaded because Hanukkah falls in November rather than December.
Creative work, that is to say self-expression, must be front-loaded.