Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The front part of a piece of property.
  • n. The land between a building and the street.
  • n. Land adjacent to something, such as a building, street, or body of water.
  • n. The direction in which something faces.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The front part of a property that faces the street
  • n. The land between a property and the street
  • n. The length of a property along a street

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The front part of an edifice or lot; extent of front.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Extent of front; the fronting part, as of a building, an inclosure, or a tract of land.
  • n. That which constitutes a front; a front piece, as in a former style of female head-dress. See the extract.
  • n. Land that lies along a river or creek.
  • n. See + shield.

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

  • n. the direction in which something (such as a building) faces
  • n. the face or front of a building
  • n. the extent of land abutting on a street or water

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Examples

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  • This wood frontage is quite simply sublime! (destructuration?)

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  • Their beach frontage is right next to the public beach access, so on weekends there are a lot of locals on that section of the beach.

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  • Seaways12 West Street, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire SA65 9AE, 01348 873433The back of this bookshop overlooks the sea; the frontage is an impressive Georgian creation.

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  • I will not use single stands and movement trays for this project, although I may retain it for the cavalry since the frontage will be the same 1 per horse as BAR.

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  • The Yellow Hussars are from Foundry and are based 2 per stand on 2 square bases, so the frontage is the same as BAR - thus I can use them in our games.

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  • The frontage was our Southsea museum, the yards around the back housed our wintering circus troupe, and inside the dining hall the art department had erected a fairground marquee for interior cover.

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  • All along the frontage was a great crowd of eager men.

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  • Yeah, the calculations are for "frontage" rather than for area.

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