forward of

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of forward of

formal
:in a position that is ahead of (something) :in front of (something)
  • The valves are located just forward of the fuel tanks.

Word by Word Definitions

forward play
  1. : near, being at, or belonging to the forepart

  2. : situated in advance

  3. : strongly inclined : ready

  1. : to or toward what is ahead or in front

  1. : to help onward : promote

  2. : to send forward : transmit

  3. : to send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit

  1. : a player who plays at the front the team's formation near the opponent's goal


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