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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fron·tal /ˈfrʌntḷ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 fron·tal /ˈfrəntḷ/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fron·tal a.  Belonging to the front part; being in front; esp. Anat., Of or pertaining to the forehead or the anterior part of the roof of the brain case; as, the frontal bones.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fron·tal, n.
 1. Something worn on the forehead or face; a frontlet; as: (a) An ornamental band for the hair. (b) Mil. The metal face guard of a soldier.
 2. Arch. A little pediment over a door or window.
 3. Eccl. A movable, decorative member in metal, carved wood, or, commonly, in rich stuff or in embroidery, covering the front of the altar. Frontals are usually changed according to the different ceremonies.
 4. Med. A medicament or application for the forehead. [Obs.]
 5. Anat. The frontal bone, or one of the two frontal bones, of the cranium.
 Frontal hammer or Frontal helve, a forge hammer lifted by a cam, acting upon a “tongue” immediately in front of the hammer head.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: belonging to the front part; "a frontal appendage"
      2: of or relating to the front of an advancing mass of air;
         "frontal rainfall"
      3: meeting front to front; "a frontal attack"; "a head-on
         collision" [syn: head-on]
      4: of or adjacent to the forehead or frontal bone; "the frontal
      n 1: an adornment worn on the forehead [syn: frontlet]
      2: a drapery that covers the front of an altar
      3: the face or front of a building [syn: facade, frontage]