front-load

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English[edit]

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Verb[edit]

front-load (third-person singular simple present front-loads, present participle front-loading, simple past and past participle front-loaded)

  1. (transitive) To assign to the initial periods.
    We front-loaded the fees on the project.
    We front-loaded the project with fees.

Noun[edit]

front-load

  1. Attributive form of front load.
    This is a front-load fund, with 4.5% coming off the top.

Adjective[edit]

front-load (not comparable)

  1. Designed to be loaded from the front.
    A new front-load washing machine uses less water than a top-load.