[fawr-uh l, for-] /ˈfɔr əl, ˈfɒr-/
a slipcase for a book.
parchment of poor quality, used in its natural color for making book covers.
[fawr-land, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌlænd, ˈfoʊr-/ noun 1. a cape, headland, or promontory. 2. land or territory lying in front. /ˈfɔːlənd/ noun 1. a headland, cape, or coastal promontory 2. land lying in front of something, such as water /ˈfɔːlənd/ noun 1. either of two headlands (North Foreland and South Foreland) in SE England, on the coast […]
[fawr-ley-dee, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌleɪ di, ˈfoʊr-/ noun, plural foreladies. 1. a forewoman.
- Foreland basin
foreland basin (fôr’lənd) A low-lying region that is adjacent and parallel to a mountain belt formed as the result of the collision of tectonic plates. Foreland basins form when the lithosphere flexes downward in front of a mountain belt in response to the added load of thickened crust that results from the collision of the […]
[fawr-leg, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌlɛg, ˈfoʊr-/ noun 1. one of the front legs of a quadruped, an insect, etc. /ˈfɔːˌlɛɡ/ noun 1. either of the front legs of a horse, sheep, or other quadruped n. late 15c., from fore- + leg (n.).