[fruhnt-loh-der] /ˈfrʌntˌloʊ dər/
a machine or appliance, as a washing machine, loaded and unloaded through an opening in the front (as distinguished from a top loader).
a washing machine with a door at the front which opens one side of the drum into which washing is placed
[fruhnt-loh-ding] /ˈfrʌntˌloʊ dɪŋ/ adjective 1. designed to be loaded, supplied, or tended from the front: a front-loading washer; a front-loading VCR. noun 2. the practice of expending maximum effort, collecting a fee, interest, or commissions, etc., as early as possible: the front-loading of commissions on insurance premiums. [adjective fruhnt-lohd; verb fruhnt-lohd] /adjective ˈfrʌntˌloʊd; verb ˈfrʌntˈloʊd/ […]
[fruhnt-man] /ˈfrʌntˌmæn/ noun, plural frontmen [fruhnt-men] /ˈfrʌntˌmɛn/ (Show IPA) 1. a performer, as a singer, who leads a musical group. 2. a person who serves as the nominal head of an organization and who represents it publicly.
noun, Printing. 1. all material in a book that precedes the text proper, as the title page, copyright page, table of contents, dedication, and preface. noun 1. another name for prelims (sense 1)
noun, Golf. 1. the first nine holes on an eighteen-hole course.