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adv. & adj.
Toward, to, or at the front.

front′wards adv.
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(ˈfrʌntwədz) ,




towards the front
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Adv.1.frontwards - at or to or toward the front; "he faced forward"; "step forward"; "she practiced sewing backward as well as frontward on her new sewing machine"; (`forrad' and `forrard' are dialectal variations)
dialect, idiom, accent - the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people; "the immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English"; "he has a strong German accent"; "it has been said that a language is a dialect with an army and navy"
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The double-bubble theme continues frontwards across the car's bonnet, reminiscent of the shape and form seen on original Aston Martin Zagato designs.
3x the diameter of the eyes), slightly inclined frontwards, placed in the middle of the carapace, armed with a pair of divergent large tubercles inclined frontwards (Figs.
8C, 9E) with short triangular lateral lobes not protruding frontwards compared with obtuse middle lobe; frontal and supra-antennal lines absent; eyes consisting of 19-20 ommatidia.
Subjects were instructed to perform seven different postural tasks with increasing stability stress: normal stance: standing with the medial aspects of the feet touching each other with eyes open (EO) and eyes closed (EC), and standing with the medial aspects of the feet touching each other with EO and EC on a ramp with 15 degrees' inclination in a backwards position (EOBP, ECBP) and frontwards position (EOFP, ECFP) [22].
(2) Imagine the floor as graph paper, and take note of your distances frontwards, backwards, diagonally and across the stage at all times.
In 1,000 or so words in the National Post, he explained up and down, frontwards and backwards that "sons" is actually a generic term.