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front·age

 (frŭn′tĭj)
n.
1.
a. The front part of a piece of property.
b. The land between a building and the street.
c. Land adjacent to something, such as a building, street, or body of water.
2. The direction in which something faces.

frontage

(ˈfrʌntɪdʒ)
n
1. (Building) the façade of a building or the front of a plot of ground
2. (Building) the extent of the front of a shop, plot of land, etc, esp along a street, river, etc
3. (Building) the direction in which a building faces: a frontage on the river.

front•age

(ˈfrʌn tɪdʒ)

n.
1. the front of a building or lot.
2. the lineal extent of this front.
3. the direction it faces.
4. land abutting on a river, street, etc.
5. the space lying between a building and the street, a body of water, etc.
[1615–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.frontage - the extent of land abutting on a street or waterfrontage - the extent of land abutting on a street or water
extent - the distance or area or volume over which something extends; "the vast extent of the desert"; "an orchard of considerable extent"
river - a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek); "the river was navigable for 50 miles"
2.frontage - the direction in which something (such as a building) faces
direction - the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves; "he checked the direction and velocity of the wind"
3.frontage - the face or front of a buildingfrontage - the face or front of a building  
front - the side that is seen or that goes first
frontispiece - an ornamental facade

frontage

noun
The forward outer surface of a building:
Architecture: frontispiece.
Translations
واجِهَة مَبْنى
fasáda
facadeforsidefront
framhliî
fasáda

frontage

[ˈfrʌntɪdʒ] N [of building] → fachada f

frontage

[ˈfrʌntɪdʒ] n [building] → façade f; [shop] → devanture f

frontage

n (of building)Front f, → Vorderseite f; (= ground in front of house)Grundstück or Gelände ntvor dem Haus; the shop has a frontage on two streetsder Laden hat Schaufenster auf or zu zwei Straßen hinaus; because of its frontage onto the seaweil es zur See hinaus liegt

frontage

[ˈfrʌntɪdʒ] nfacciata

front

(frant) noun
1. the part of anything (intended to be) nearest the person who sees it; usually the most important part of anything. the front of the house; the front of the picture; (also adjective) the front page.
2. the foremost part of anything in the direction in which it moves. the front of the ship; (also adjective) the front seat of the bus.
3. the part of a city or town that faces the sea. We walked along the (sea) front.
4. (in war) the line of soliers nearest the enemy. They are sending more soldiers to the front.
5. a boundary separating two masses of air of different temperatures. A cold front is approaching from the Atlantic.
6. an outward appearance. He put on a brave front.
7. a name sometimes given to a political movement. the Popular Front for Liberation.
ˈfrontage (-tidʒ) noun
the front part of a building etc.
ˈfrontal adjective
from the front. a frontal attack.
at the front of
(standing etc) in the front part of something. at the front of the house; They stood at the front of the crowd.
in front (of)
(placed, standing, moving etc) outside something on its front or forward-facing side. There is a garden in front (of the house).
References in classic literature ?
He was repaid for his trouble, for on the far side of the house, close to where the rocky frontage of the cliff fell away, he saw Oolanga crouched behind the irregular trunk of a great oak.
The horse and servant belonging to De Winter were waiting for him at the door; he proceeded toward his abode very thoughtfully, looking behind him from time to him to contemplate the dark and silent frontage of the Louvre.
Almost the whole frontage was of gilt plaster and figured glass, and between that grey seascape and the grey, witch-like trees, its gimcrack quality had something spectral in its melancholy.
As they drew nearer and nearer to the place they saw in front of the buffet, which was apparently closed, one of the iron garden-seats with curly backs that had adorned the gardens, but much longer, running almost the whole length of the frontage. Presumably, it was placed so that visitors might sit there and look at the sea, but one hardly expected to find anyone doing it in such weather.
Along in this region a multitude of Italian laborers were blasting away the frontage of the hills to make room for the new railway.
But though the winter twilight was already threatening the road ahead of them, the Parisian detective still sat silent and watchful, eyeing the frontage of the streets that slid by on either side.
It was a large window, forming part of the long facade of a gilt and palatial public-house; it was the part reserved for respectable dining, and labelled "Restaurant." This window, like all the rest along the frontage of the hotel, was of frosted and figured glass; but in the middle of it was a big, black smash, like a star in the ice.
On her left hand she saw a row of lofty windows, set deep in embrasures, and extending over a frontage of more than a hundred fee t in length.
Men said that four out of every five fish-balls served at New England's Sunday breakfast came from Gloucester, and overwhelmed him with figures in proof- statistics of boats, gear, wharf- frontage, capital invested, salting, packing, factories, insurance, wages, repairs, and profits.
The frontage of a barber shop on Oxton Road, in Birkenhead, came crashing down into the street at around 12.10pm yesterday, sending glass and rotten wood falling to the ground.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Freshfields) has advised Frontage Holdings Corporation (Frontage) on its US$200m global offering and listing of its shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Frontage Laboratories: Sridhar Krishnan has been appointed senior vice president, global operations.