all material in a book that precedes the text proper, as the title page, copyright page, table of contents, dedication, and preface.
another name for prelims (sense 1)
noun, Golf. 1. the first nine holes on an eighteen-hole course.
1. a combining form used in compound words referring to the frontal bone or lobe (frontoparietal) or, in meteorological terms, to a frontal zone (frontogenesis).
noun 1. the executive or administrative office of a company, organization, etc. adjective phrase : front-office memos noun phrase The policy-making or executive individuals in an organization, as in I’ll have to check with the front office before I can give you a discount. This term was originally underworld slang for police headquarters or the […]
- Front of the house
noun the areas of a restaurant open to the public or public view, such as the lobby, bar, and dining room Usage Note informal cooking