from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A front or boundary, especially one between military, political, or ideological positions.
  • noun Football The linemen of a team.
  • noun Sports The players who play farthest forward, as in volleyball.
  • adjective Located or used at a military front.
  • adjective Of or relating to the most advanced or important position or activity in a field or undertaking.
  • adjective Of or relating to the frontline.
  • adjective Being a member of the regular team; first-string.
  • adjective Performing the most basic tasks or interacting directly with customers, patients, or clients.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective military Located at a front
  • adjective Describing the most advanced or important
  • noun Alternative spelling of front line.


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