White-fronted

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a White-fronted Having a white front; as, the white-fronted lemur.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • white-fronted Having the front or forehead white, as a bird. The white-fronted dove is Engyptila albifrons, found in Texas and Mexico. The white-fronted goose is Anser albifrons of Europe, a variety of which. A. albifrons gambeli. inhabits North America, and is known in some parts as the speckle-belly. The white-fronted lemur of Madagascar is a species or variety which has been named Lemur albifrons. The white-fronted capuchin is Cebus albifrons, a South American monkey.
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Usage

In literature:

A great white bear skin is folded and laid along the front, making a comfortable seat.
"With the Harmony to Labrador" by Benjamin La Trobe
We drove through a white gate into a little drive which brought us up in front of a long, low villa.
"The Man with the Clubfoot" by Valentine Williams
A little white waist, the front and shoulder-straps of which are of satin trimmed with blond.
"Parisian Points of View" by Ludovic Halévy
White-faced and breathing fast, with rage and fear of defeat, she ran to a front window, and flung it open.
"Philip Winwood" by Robert Neilson Stephens
They brought the child and he lifted her to the saddle in front of him and carried her a little way on his big white horse.
"In the Days of Poor Richard" by Irving Bacheller
There was a white splash of shirt-front, the glow of a cigarette.
"Far to Seek" by Maud Diver
The little white-and-blue frock fastened down the front.
"The Poor Little Rich Girl" by Eleanor Gates
On a white bearskin, in front of one of the few unnecessary fires she had ever seen, slept a boar-hound.
"The Judge" by Rebecca West
From right and left and front and rear negroes came forward and stood, a motley group, before the one white man.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, October, 1877, Vol. XX. No. 118" by Various
The newspaper slipped from his fingers on to the floor, whilst he sat staring at the white tablecloth in front of him.
"The Summons" by A.E.W. Mason
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In poetry:

On his knotted hands, upflung
O'er his low'r'd front--all white,
Fair young Hermos quiv'ring hung;
As the discus flashes bright
"The Helot" by Isabella Valancy Crawford
Upon thy tranquil front the star
Burns bleak and passionless and white,
Its cold inclemency of light
More dreadful than the shadows are.
"Invocation" by Ambrose Bierce
And before I have done,
I will prick my name in
With the front of my steel,
And your lily-white skin
Shall be printed with me.
For I've come here to win!
"The Foreigner" by Amy Lowell
unset worn to its last vermilion he;
She that star overhead in slow descent:
That white star with the front of angel she;
He undone in his rays of glory spent
"Union In Disseverance" by George Meredith
Then past his dark white cottage front
A labourer went along, his tread
Slow, half with weariness, half with ease;
And, through the silence, from his shed
The sound of sawing rounded all
That silence said.
"Home 3" by Edward Thomas
"Down the stony steps of the house-fronts white
We rolled rich puncheons of Spanish grape,
Till at length, with the fire of the wine alight,
I saw at a doorway a fair fresh shape—
A woman, a sylph, or sprite.
"San Sebastian" by Thomas Hardy

In news:

Sean Kennedy sits down with the front-runner for the White House and finds out what's keeping the romance alive.
Jack White front and center on ' Blunderbuss ' ???
Dellums' reaction when white cops kill a young Black man: A very worried Mayor Ron Dellums is jammed up by angry young Oaklanders in front of City Hall on Jan 7, during the first rebellion protesting the New Year's execution of Oscar Grant.
Christian activists protest in front of The White House in Washington, DC.
It was an unintentional fashion statement, but the words scrawled on the front of linebacker Tracy White's hoodie seemed fitting following the New England Patriots' 24-20 loss to the New York Giants Sunday at Gillette Stadium.
Construction workers get to work on viewing stands in front of the White House for the Inaugural Parade.
Noisey White Fronted Geese Click to enlarge.
A man was fatally shot Tuesday afternoon in front of White's grocery store near the intersection of 19th Street and Buxton Avenue.
Protesters from the Occupy movement march in front of the White House on Dec 7.
A man was fatally shot Tuesday afternoon in front of White's grocery store near the intersection of 19th Street and Buxton Avenue .
The south front of the White House is lit during the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on the Ellipse Thursday, Dec 6, 2012 in Washington.
This sweet little fella had a really bad day last Friday, when he was hit by a white Chevrolet pick-up with an Arkansas license plate, right in front of the Salem Dairy Queen on Hwy 412/62, around 1 p.m.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will enter the second presidential debate against President Barack Obama Oct 16 as the front-runner in the race for the White House.
White-fronted geese, Nov 3-Jan 13.
It happened on Imperial Parkway at Terry Street, when a BMW cut in front of a white SUV that was traveling in the opposite direction.
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In science:

Because of the strong quantum degeneracy of the electron gas in white dwarfs, there is only a very weak expansion of the two-component electron-nuclei gas at the deflagration front.
Simple Model of Propagating Flame Pulsations
Other times attempts are made to connect white light fronts observed with coronagraphs to fronts observed with EUV instruments but not at the same height and finally other times there are ”jumps” from wave to CME front as an event is followed in time.
On the Nature and Genesis of EUV Waves: A Synthesis of Observations from SOHO, STEREO, SDO, and Hinode
This implies that connecting a white light front to an EUV front must be done very carefully.
On the Nature and Genesis of EUV Waves: A Synthesis of Observations from SOHO, STEREO, SDO, and Hinode
The dip seen in the light curve of SDSS J1021+1744 is likely caused by material ejected from the main-sequence star moving in front of the white dwarf.
Eclipsing Post Common Envelope Binaries from the Catalina Surveys
It is possible that this dip is caused by material ejected during this flare (or a previous flare) passing in front of the white dwarf, similar features have been seen in the eclipsing PCEB QS Vir (O’Donoghue et al. 2003; Parsons et al. 2011b).
Eclipsing Post Common Envelope Binaries from the Catalina Surveys
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