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[fruhn-tal-i-tee, fron-]
noun Fine Arts.
  1. the representation of the front view of figures or objects in a work of art.
  2. the organization of planes parallel to the picture plane in the pictorial arts, or the composition of volumes entirely from the front view in sculpture.
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Origin of frontality

First recorded in 1900–05; frontal + -ity
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British Dictionary definitions for frontality


  1. fine arts a frontal view, as in a painting or other work of art
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