forward of


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

Examples of forward of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Four and a half years ago, in the heat of an N.B.A. playoff game against the Houston Rockets, Kevin Durant, the superstar forward of the Golden State Warriors, dodged a defender, dribbled once, and sank a two-point jump shot. Dhruv Khullar, The New Yorker, 18 Oct. 2023 There is a second private owner’s area forward of the bridge deck for breakfast. Julia Zaltzman, Robb Report, 22 Sep. 2023 Those three holes forward of the cable-concealer panel are for the three extra standoffs of 13-inch-deep motherboards. PCMAG, 4 Sep. 2023 Never allow anyone to chase a suspect forward of the subject vehicle—the officer may be ambushed by someone still in the vehicle, and fellow officers cannot return fire without endangering the pursuing officer. USA TODAY, 15 Aug. 2023 Tied on a jig hook, a balanced leech or wet fly features a heavy bead positioned forward of the eye. Morgan Lyle, Field & Stream, 13 July 2023 The 5-foot-11, 184-pound senior forward was the most valuable player last season for a team that qualified for the NCAA tournament and the CCHA forward of the year. Mark Stewart, Journal Sentinel, 6 June 2023 And the inside seatbelt anchor is too far forward of the hip to provide any useful longitudinal restraint. David E. Davis Jr., Car and Driver, 16 May 2023 Hook a Shiner Across the Back My favorite way to hook a live shiner is through the bait’s back, just forward of the dorsal fin. Joe Cermele, Outdoor Life, 10 May 2023 See More

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“Forward of.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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