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See also: frontload and front load


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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.
    • 2003, William G. Mayer & ‎Andrew E. Busch, The Front-Loading Problem in Presidential Nominations, →ISBN, page 55:
      In a sense, it would be comforting to find that front-loading had developed out of a conscious and deliberate policy, for that would imply that the problem could be readily remedied.
    We front-loaded the fees on the project.
    We front-loaded the project with fees.



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


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.