Definitions

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  • n. that part of a hardware or software system that is closest to the user.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the side that is forward or prominent

Etymologies

front +‎ end (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The double doors of the wrought-iron gate were wide open, with the back end of the caterer’s truck partially in the driveway, the front end jutting out into the street.

    Beneath My Mother’s Feet

  • * In Caenorhabditis the original cell, called Z, has a front end which is different from its rear end, and this difference will come to represent the eventual fore-and-aft body axis – anterior (front) and posterior (rear).

    THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH

  • Disposal 1. Adopt extended producer responsibility EPR laws that hold producers responsible for the end-of-life management of their products, motivating better design at the front end and decreasing waste at the back end.

    THE STORY OF STUFF

  • So desperate was NASA for a rendezvous and docking target for Gemini that its engineers, as part of an emergency effort known as Project Surefire, bolted the ATDA the front end of an Agena without its motor and tanks to a piece of surplus Gemini hardware and fitted it to the end of an Atlas booster.

    First Man

  • Weighting the split in favor of the investor at the front end of the potential-return revenue stream is a clear acknowledgement of their financial risk and a demonstration of the promoter’s confidence that the deal will be successful.

    The Movie Business Book, Third Edition

  • With his three legs and three arms, his unusual tripodal posture, three yellow eyes centered on the flat front end of the triangular skull, mottled yellow-and-brown fur which bulged from beneath the skirt of his light-duty uniform, Teoth looked a lot like an overstaffed child's doll.

    The False Mirror

  • Bill took the warning and with well-directed coal cleaned the front end of the wagon of assailants.

    SOUTH OF THE SLOT

  • To return to the vertebrate head: the cranial nerves are believed to be the much-disguised descendants of segmental nerves, which, in our primitive ancestors, constituted the front end of a train of dorsal roots and ventral roots, just like those we still have sprouting from our spinal column.

    THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH

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