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Definition of Frontier


  1. That part of a country which fronts or faces another country or an unsettled region; the marches; the border, confine, or extreme part of a country, bordering on another country; the border of the settled and cultivated part of a country; as, the frontier of civilization.
  2. An outwork.
  3. Lying on the exterior part; bordering; conterminous; as, a frontier town.
  4. Of or relating to a frontier.
  5. To constitute or form a frontier; to have a frontier; -- with on.

Frontier Quotations

We find them smaller and fainter, in constantly increasing numbers, and we know that we are reaching into space, farther and farther, until, with the faintest nebulae that can be detected with the greatest telescopes, we arrive at the frontier of the known universe.
Edwin Powell Hubble

There exist limitless opportunities in every industry. Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier.
Charles Kettering

We stand today on the edge of a new frontier - the frontier of the 1960's - a frontier of unknown opportunities and perils - a frontier of unfulfilled hopes and threats.
John F. Kennedy

Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier.
Dorothea Brande

If you look at the field of robotics today, you can say robots have been in the deepest oceans, they've been to Mars, you know? They've been all these places, but they're just now starting to come into your living room. Your living room is the final frontier for robots.
Cynthia Breazeal
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Frontier Translations

frontier in Afrikaans is grens
frontier in Dutch is grens, perk
frontier in Finnish is raja
frontier in French is limite
frontier in German is Landesgrenze, Grenze
frontier in Italian is frontiera
frontier in Norwegian is grense
frontier in Portuguese is fronteira
frontier in Spanish is frontera, linde
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