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front-end

(frŭnt′ĕnd′)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the initial phase of a project or process: a front-end investment.
2. Of or relating to the forward parts of a vehicle: a front-end alignment.
3. Of or relating to the part of a software system or online service that the user interacts with: a front-end application.
4. Of or relating to the part of a business that is accessible or visible to the general public: front-end operations.

front end n.

front end

The part of a program that handles interaction with the user.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.front end - 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"
Translations

front end

n (Aut) → avantreno
References in classic literature ?
Engaged in repulsing an attack on the rear end of his fortress, the teamster turned about to see the captain just in the act of stepping on to the seat from the front end. He was still in the air and in most unstable equilibrium, when the teamster hurled a thirty-pound lump of coal.
Eat 'em alive!" From the sidewalk she heard a woman's voice cry out, "Look out, Bill--front end!" Bill took the warning and with well-directed coal cleared the front end of the waggon of assailants.
Soon the front end of the ship began to go down and down, faster and faster--till the boat looked almost as though it were standing on its head; and the pirates had to cling to the rails and the masts and the ropes and anything to keep from sliding off.
"That will show which is the front end of the Thing," said he, greatly pleased with the idea." And, really, if you examine it critically, the Gump looks very well as a figure-head.
The front end of the sled was turned up, like a scroll, in order to force down and under the bore of soft snow that surged like a wave before it.
But it warn't good judgment, because that was the boot that had a couple of his toes leaking out of the front end of it; so now he raised a howl that fairly made a body's hair raise, and down he went in the dirt, and rolled there, and held his toes; and the cussing he done then laid over anything he had ever done previous.
[4] A gee-pole: stout pole projecting forward from one side of the front end of the sled, by which the sled is steered.
Front end modules are built-in modules integrated with several functional components that are used in wireless front end circuits such as Wi-Fi, LTE, GPS and Bluetooth.
With pharmacy profitability squeezed by a host of factors including reimbursement pressure, direct and indirect remuneration (DIR) fees and growing share of low-margin specialty drugs, drug chains have no choice but to turn to the front end to provide needed profit margin.
7 June 2017 - Norway based communications systems company Comrod Communication Group has acquired Sweden-based software and consulting company Front End Strategy AB to expand Comrod's tactical communication portfolio, the company said.
"Today, the front end continues to serve a transactional role for both retailers and shoppers, and frankly very little innovation has occurred in this space," notes Michael Taylor, president, North America private brand at Stamford, Conn.-based Daymon Worldwide.