a person who leads in any competition.
an entrant in a race who breaks to the front immediately and establishes the pace for the field.
an entrant in a race who performs well only when ahead of the field.
The leader in a contest, election, etc: That left as front runners Runcie and England’s second-ranking churchman (1914+ fr racing)
/ˈfrʌntˌrʌnɪŋ/ noun 1. (stock exchange) the practice by market makers of using advance information provided by their own investment analysts before it has been given to clients
adjective Leading; first in a competition: universally considered to be the GOP’s front-running candidate (1940s+ fr racing) noun A type of fraud in which a trader withholds a large customer order so that he can personally profit from its effect on the market: found David E Sitzmann guilty on eight counts of ”frontrunning” in the […]
- Front side bus
hardware (FSB) The bus via which a processor communicates with its RAM and chipset; one half of the Dual Independent Bus (the other half being the backside bus). The L2 cache is usually on the FSB, unless it is on the same chip as the processor [example?]. In PCI systems, the PCI bus runs at […]
[fruhnt-stawl] /ˈfrʌntˌstɔl/ noun, Armor. 1. .