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frontal

1. of or relating to the forehead
2. of or relating to the anterior part of a body or organ
3. Meteorol of, relating to, or resulting from a front or its passage
4. a decorative hanging for the front of an altar

frontal

frontal
The textile or panels which form the decorative front of an altar.
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At Sanzhoutou, a panel follows the form of the V-shaped ledge onto which it was painted: a frontally depicted figure stands splayed at the point of the 'V' while smaller figures walk down towards it and then up away from it.
Bush does not shy away from raising the issue frontally, asking his former mentor near the end, "Why haven't we had more effect?
In the image of the Christ Child as Salvator Mundi, alone, unsupported, and facing the audience frontally as he does in both Francisco Zurbaran and Carlo Dolci's famous paintings, is prefigured here: Southwell is very much in tune with the trajectory of the art world of the century to come.
Actors are placed frontally next to one another in a row, standing face-to-face with the spectators or as if marching out towards them.
Reich's work engages frontally with world issues, from the Israeli-Palestine conflict to the terror attacks of 9/11 by way of the relations between faith and science, and has reached multiple and varied audiences
The centerpiece here was two giant polychrome ceramic urns that feature naturalistic plant imagery and a rendering of what most scholars believe to be the principal deity of Wari religion, a frontally oriented staff-bearing figure.
Bonilla also said that "all criminal groups putting at risk the security of the state of Honduras will be attacked frontally.
Show students examples of lion in photographs seen both in profile and frontally.
This axis frontally challenges the pro-American Sunni Arab Middle East (Jordan, Yemen, the Gulf Arabs, even the North African states), already terrified at the imminent emergence of a nuclear Iran.
Carlo Benvenuto has never strayed from his chosen way of working, which begins with his decision to photograph only everyday objects, found at home, and to present them at full scale, frontally and centered.
frontally mediated intentional tasks) require similar resources and those resources are limited, patients may not have the capacity to allot sufficient resources to both tasks to maintain an adequate level of performance.
Most studies have reported a vertical asymmetry with higher gain for upward stimulus motion, as seen in other frontally eyed animals.