Definition of 'frontal'
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They also relied less on the frontal areas of the brain that are vulnerable to ageing. The Sun (2017)Yet the early diary entries themselves mostly avoid full frontal engagement with the protests. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Five areas in the frontal lobe and the bottom rear of the brain were affected. The Sun (2011)The frontal system will slowly take its rain eastwards today to be followed by sunshine and showers. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The days of the frontal attack are over. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)The frontal part is responsible for rationality. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It floods the frontal cortex not with policy but with personality. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Expert opinion had warned that a frontal attack on prepared positions was certain to fail. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In adolescence hormonal changes have an effect on the frontal cortex of the brain. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Some riders can get into a position where they have a very small frontal area without compromising power. Times, Sunday Times (2012)An Atlantic frontal system will also spread rain across the northwest this weekend. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Rather than slug it out in a frontal attack, wisdom suggests a detour. Christianity Today (2000)In both regards, he represents a leading figure in the frontal attack on the classical position. The Making of Neoclassical Economics (1990)There is no respite in sight, as a further frontal system moves in from the south tomorrow. Times, Sunday Times (2014)That is one interpretation of a study on mice that observed changes in the animals' frontal cortex following exposure to the drug. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It turns out that I have three times more activity in my right frontal cortex than my left. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This exercises your brain 's frontal lobes, which shrink with age. The Sun (2006)Conditions became treacherous on Wednesday night and Thursday morning as a frontal system brought in wetter weather. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Initially a weak frontal system will spread rain across central Britain tomorrow and into the south on Tuesday. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Dreams seem chaotic because the frontal area, used for planning and reasoning, is switched off during sleep. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In addition, offering rewards will not work because he is too young and his frontal cortex still too immature to enable an understanding of this concept. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'frontal'
British English: frontal ADJECTIVE
Frontal means relating to or involving the front of something, for example the front of an army, a vehicle, or the brain.
Military leaders are not expecting a frontal assault by the rebels.
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