Origin of frontal
Examples from the Web for frontal
He specialized in frontal assaults on the enemy, and he quickly acquired a reputation for brutal and extreme violence.The Warlord Who Defines Afghanistan: An Excerpt From Bruce Riedel’s ’What We Won’|Bruce Riedel|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Its distinctiveness arises from a key region, the frontal cortex, not being fully developed.
One of the first areas to shut down are the frontal lobes where our judgment centers are located.
One photo is a frontal shot with her friend Blac Chyna with the caption “Getting right for the new year.”Did Kim Kardashian Photoshop Her Butt Selfie? Yes, She Probably Did.|Marina Watts|January 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The doctors discovered the entry wound into the frontal lobe with a diameter about equal to that of a cigarette.
The French abolished monarchy by a frontal attack upon the citadel, involving serious loss.James Watt|Andrew Carnegie
None of the skulls shows malformation of the frontal sinuses such as result from infestation by parasites.American Weasels|E. Raymond Hall
Frontal ring kidney-shaped with a deep sagittal constriction.
There is no frontal holder or bony hook on the forehead of the male.A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)|David Starr Jordan
Frontal and eyebrow tics also are frequently to be remarked.Tics and Their Treatment|Henry Meigne
British Dictionary definitions for frontal
Word Origin for frontal
Word Origin and History for frontal
1650s, of the forehead; 1971 with reference to the naked body; from Modern Latin frontalis, from front-, stem of frons "brow, forehead" (see front). Or in some cases probably from front (n.) + adjectival suffix -al (1).