Belonging to the front part; being in front; especially.
(Science: anatomy) .
3. A movable, decorative member in metal, carved wood, or, commonly, in rich stuff or in embroidery, covering the front of the altar. Frontals are usually changed according to the different ceremonies.
5. (Science: anatomy) The frontal bone, or one of the two frontal bones, of the cranium. Frontal hammer or helve, a forge hammer lifted by a cam, acting upon a tongue immediately in front of the hammer head.