- the limit of knowledge or the most advanced achievement in a particular field: the frontiers of physics.
- an outer limit in a field of endeavor, especially one in which the opportunities for research and development have not been exploited: the frontiers of space exploration.
Origin of frontier
synonym study for frontier
OTHER WORDS FROM frontierfron·tier·less, adjectivefron·tier·like, adjectivesem·i·fron·tier, nountrans·fron·tier, adjective
Words nearby frontier
How to use frontier in a sentence
I think this is a very important frontier for protein science.Some Proteins Change Their Folds to Perform Different Jobs|Viviane Callier|February 3, 2021|Quanta Magazine
They joined forces to create Science Service, which began syndicating articles about the frontiers of science to newspapers around the country.
For Microsoft, bringing streaming from the cloud to Xbox Game Pass has been revolutionary and opens up a new frontier with billions of gamers worldwide.Marketing Briefing: ‘No inspiring message’: Humor, charity become main themes ahead of the Big Game|Kristina Monllos|February 2, 2021|Digiday
Musk’s impromptu interview on Clubhouse seemingly opened up a new frontier in the world of Web communication.Elon Musk grills Robinhood CEO over GameStop trading freeze: ‘The people demand answers’|Faiz Siddiqui, Timothy Bella|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
Mike Daly, the lead designer, knew that they were playing on the frontier of what was possible — and acceptable to players.Virtual reality has real problems. Here’s how game developers seek to delete them.|Derek Swinhart|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
Privacy advocates such as the Electronic Frontier Foundation say everyone should use it.
A cousin took me to the National Frontier Trail Museum, where I jotted down dutiful notes.
She went ahead and flew on Frontier Flight 1143 from Cleveland back to Dallas.
Nothing but watch, that is, and prevent Kurdish reinforcements from crossing the frontier to help defend Kobani.Kobani is Falling to ISIS in Syria. Kurd Protests Explode in Turkey.|Jamie Dettmer|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A guy with a baseball cap tells me that the frontier one closed last month.
And it was no light task, then, for six hundred men to keep the peace on a thousand miles of frontier.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
He was long engaged in sanguinary war with the Turks and the French, who pillaged and destroyed his frontier towns.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Next morning Rome rang with the affair; by noon all three Englishmen were safely over the frontier.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
The wild frontier life had drawn him in and under, as in a whirlpool; but he was New Englander yet at heart.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
Ten victories would not cost as much as the first week's march towards the frontier.
British Dictionary definitions for frontier
- the region of a country bordering on another or a line, barrier, etc, marking such a boundary
- (as modifier)a frontier post
- the edge of the settled area of a country
- (as modifier)the frontier spirit