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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.
References in classic literature ?
Horne Fisher was fifteen years older; his thin hair had faded to frontal baldness, and his long, thin hands dropped less with affectation and more with fatigue.
You have less frontal development that I should have expected,' said he, at last.
Facing the huge cat, which I now saw was an enormous panther, I waited until I could place a shot where I felt it would do the most good, for at best a frontal shot at any of the large carnivora is a ticklish matter.
Modern populations differ from both Aitape and the ancient Australians in having generally shorter, more curved frontals.