forepart


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fore·part

 (fôr′pärt′)
n.
1. The first or early part of a period of time.
2. The anterior part, as of an object or organism.

forepart

(ˈfɔːˌpɑːt)
n
the first or front part in place, order, or time

fore•part

(ˈfɔrˌpɑrt, ˈfoʊr-)

n.
the first or front part.
[1350–1400]
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Noun1.forepart - the side that is forward or prominent
side, face - a surface forming part of the outside of an object; "he examined all sides of the crystal"; "dew dripped from the face of the leaf"
forefront, head - the part in the front or nearest the viewer; "he was in the forefront"; "he was at the head of the column"

forepart

noun
The part of someone or something facing the viewer:
Translations

forepart

[ˈfɔːˌpɑːt] n (frm) → parte f anteriore
References in classic literature ?
The point is that there are ships where things DO go wrong; but whatever the ship - good or bad, lucky or unlucky - it is in the forepart of her that her chief mate feels most at home.
No, I'm quite warm,' answered Nikita as he pushed some straw up to the forepart of the sledge so that it should cover his feet, and stowed away the whip, which the good horse would not need, at the bottom of the sledge.
Meanwhile the officiating clergy had got into their vestments, and the priest and deacon came out to the lectern, which stood in the forepart of the church.
There was a steel axis to the whole affair, a central backbone which terminated in the engine and propeller, and the men and magazines were forward in a series of cabins under the expanded headlike forepart.
Howiver, if thee wouldstna be easy, Alick can stay at home i' the forepart o' the day, and Tim can come back tow'rds five o'clock, and let Alick have his turn.
Had the stern of the ship been fixed, and the forepart broken off, I am persuaded I might have made a good voyage; for by what I found in those two chests I had room to suppose the ship had a great deal of wealth on board; and, if I may guess from the course she steered, she must have been bound from Buenos Ayres, or the Rio de la Plata, in the south part of America, beyond the Brazils to the Havannah, in the Gulf of Mexico, and so perhaps to Spain.
Let no one hear the cause of this dispute; for this would be a great marvel indeed among the deathless gods, that a child newly born should pass in through the forepart of the house with cattle of the field: herein you speak extravagantly.
The workmen had gone only last night; and the last piece of work they did was the hanging of the heavy curtains which looped midway the length of the saloon--divided it in two if released, cutting off the after end with its companion-way leading direct on the poop, from the forepart with its outlet on the deck; making a privacy within a privacy, as though Captain Anthony could not place obstacles enough between his new happiness and the men who shared his life at sea.
I became aware that the two were standing on the shore alongside the forepart of the steamboat, just below my head.
Jukes, motionless on the forepart of the bridge, began to speak at once.
That embodiment of jauntiness, Frenchy, still under the delusion that there was a "jump" left in him, had insisted on joining us; but mindful of discipline, had laid him- self down as far on the forepart of the poop as he could get, alongside the bucket-rack.
This is particularly true for the Heterostraci, a widespread group of armoured jawless vertebrates in which the head and forepart of the body are encased in a carapace consisting of a variable number of bony plates, and that are associated with possible non-marine and proximal environments of the Old Red Sandstone continent (see Elliott et al.