[ fruhnt-loh-ding ]

  1. designed to be loaded, supplied, or tended from the front: a front-loading washer.

  1. the act or practice of concentrating something at the beginning of a process or period: With the front-loading of commissions on insurance premiums, salespeople have less incentive to ensure that customers keep their policies for a long time.

Origin of front-loading

First recorded in 1955–60

Words Nearby front-loading Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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