frontier

[Fron┬Ětier]

To constitute or form a frontier; to have a frontier; -- with on.

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That part of a country which fronts or faces another country or an unsettled region; the marches; the border, confine, or extreme part of a country, bordering on another country; the border of the settled and cultivated part of a country; as, the frontier of civilization.

Noun
an undeveloped field of study; a topic inviting research and development; "he worked at the frontier of brain science"

Noun
an international boundary or the area (often fortified) immediately inside the boundary

Noun
a wilderness at the edge of a settled area of a country; "the individualism of the frontier in Andrew Jackson''s day"


n.
That part of a country which fronts or faces another country or an unsettled region; the marches; the border, confine, or extreme part of a country, bordering on another country; the border of the settled and cultivated part of a country; as, the frontier of civilization.

n.
An outwork.

a.
Lying on the exterior part; bordering; conterminous; as, a frontier town.

a.
Of or relating to a frontier.

v. i.
To constitute or form a frontier; to have a frontier; -- with on.


Frontier

Fron"tier , n. [F. fronti'8are, LL. frontaria. See Front.] 1. That part of a country which fronts or faces another country or an unsettled region; the marches; the border, confine, or extreme part of a country, bordering on another country; the border of the settled and cultivated part of a country; as, the frontier of civilization. 2. (Fort.) An outwork. [Obs.]
Palisadoes, frontiers, parapets.

Frontier

Fron"tier, a. 1. Lying on the exterior part; bordering; conterminous; as, a frontier town. 2. Of or relating to a frontier. "Frontier experience." W. Irving.

Frontier

Fron"tier, v. i. To constitute or form a frontier; to have a frontier; -- with on. [Obs.] Sir W. Temple.

That part of a country which fronts or faces another country or an unsettled region; the marches; the border, confine, or extreme part of a country, bordering on another country; the border of the settled and cultivated part of a country; as, the frontier of civilization.

Lying on the exterior part; bordering; conterminous; as, a frontier town.

To constitute or form a frontier; to have a frontier; -- with on.

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Usage Examples

I'd love to write something for a male protagonist. That's sort of the next frontier for me. I think it'd be really amazing to write the kind of parts that I love for women but for a guy.

To some extent, Seattle remains a frontier metropolis, a place where people can experiment with their lives, and change and grow and make things happen.

I hope America can also be the cultural leader of the world, and use this frontier spirit to lead and show others that we need courage to go places where we have not gone before.

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Other Usage Examples

We are, in the comics, the last frontier of good, wholesome family humor and entertainment.

The working class owes all honor and respect to the first men who planted the standard of labor solidarity on the hostile frontier of unorganized industry.

They've also asked me now to start on another series that we're gonna do after this Frontier Earth. But it's not science fiction, it's more in the Mystery and Crime division and that's another area I'm very interested in.

People always underestimate the impact of technology. To give you an example: In the 1970s the frontier for offshore development was 200 meters, today it is 4,000 meters.

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