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Definition of Frontal


  1. Belonging to the front part; being in front
  2. Of or pertaining to the forehead or the anterior part of the roof of the brain case; as, the frontal bones.
  3. Something worn on the forehead or face; a frontlet
  4. An ornamental band for the hair.
  5. The metal face guard of a soldier.
  6. A little pediment over a door or window.
  7. 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.
  8. A medicament or application for the forehead.
  9. The frontal bone, or one of the two frontal bones, of the cranium.

Frontal Translations

frontal in German is frontale