frons


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

fore·head

(fōr'hed), [TA]
The part of the face between the eyebrows and the hairy scalp.
Synonym(s): frons [TA], sinciput ☆ , brow (2)

frons

(fronz) [L.] forehead.

frons

(frŏnz)
n. pl. frontes (frŏn′tēz)
The anterior part of the head of an insect, lying above the clypeus.

fore·head

(fōr'hed) [TA]
The part of the face between the eyebrows and the hairy scalp.
Synonym(s): brow (2) , frons.
References in periodicals archive ?
Frons glabrous and smooth, with a small acute tubercle in front of anterior ocellus (Fig.
Face and vertex dull silver pruinose, frons red-gold pruinose, mystax black, ocellar macrosetae black.
In his new role Frons will report jointly to James Follo, senior vice president and chief financial officer, The New York Times Company, and Denise Warren, chief advertising officer, The New York Times Media Group and general manager, NYTimes.
Fastigium verticis (FV) and fastigium of frons (FF): distance between apex of fastigium and an imaginary line between dorsal borders of eyes.
Gena, frons black, vertex with two yellow spots parallel to posterior ocelli and very close to eyes; labial and maxilar palps yellow.
According to Frons, The New York Times is gradually converting its internal API to externally facing APIs on Amazon Web Services so that customers can, for instance, license a feed of recipe files or campaign contributions from the newspaper and mix it with their own content.
But, Frons says, rather than trust that momentum, "cowardly network people that we are, we did some research.
Whoever stands (or even sits on a royal throne) in the upstage locus position may need to exert considerable power to maintain an authority position when the other character stands facing towards the frons surrounded by the audience.
Andrew Gurr ('The Bare Island') considers a number of problems about the Elizabethan theatre, such as the nature of the so-called 'discovery space', the exact shape of the stage and frons scenae, and the method by which members of the audience ascended into the galleries.
If, in the context of book production, frons means the flat, round cross section located at either end of the rolled up book (TLL 6.