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(frŏnt),
The position of the leading edge of the solvent in chromatography.
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front

The part of a spectacle frame without the sides.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann
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It is the essence of clear analysis to see that it is backwards, and instead to think frontwards.' Ibid 136.
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Having been surrounded by the books, music, and art of the 1950s and '60s growing up, my relationship to the artists of that period was more like a kid with baseball cards: I knew the rosters frontwards and backwards, the stars, the utility players, the veterans, and the rookies.
When empty, the wagon could be turned to drive out frontwards.
An Igbo proverb informs us that "Herb is a gun / It fires frontwards / It fires backwards" (Umeh 134), meaning herbs can be used to kill and cure, and misdirected preparations can boomerang on the creator of that technology.
"These kids think that by avoiding frontwards intercourse ...
Their regular cover of Pavement's Frontwards loosened them up, as did the bottle of red wine passing from glockenspiel to keyboard.
If I could walk through a door facing frontwards, then my shoulder pads had to be adjusted because they obviously weren't big enough.
For instance, the flutist is instructed to "stand and bend over frontwards (so flute is upside down)" (p.