[ adverb ] at or to or toward the front
"he faced forward" "step forward" "she practiced sewing backward as well as frontward on her new sewing machine" (`forrad' and `forrard' are dialectal variations)
Used in print(Mr. America, 4:6...)
Place a suitably loaded barbell across them ; grasp the bar ( which will rest against the back of your neck ) ; extend your feet forward and backward until you are in a deep leg split .(Bonnie Prudden, "The Dancer and the Gymnast"...)
Fall slowly forward onto the hands and let the body down to rest_on the floor .
As strength improves start in a standing position with legs wide apart and upper body bent forward .
Start by falling forward to a point close to the feet , and , as strength improves , fall farther and farther out .
This used_to be part of every child 's bag_of_tricks , but few children can do it today ; some are actually incapable of rolling forward and are completely confused when not sitting or standing upright .
[ adjective ] at or near or directed toward the front
"the forward section of the aircraft" "a forward plunge down the stairs" "forward motion"
Used in print(Bonnie Prudden, "The Dancer and the Gymnast"...)
The last essential to the beginner 's gymnastic program is the somersault , or forward roll .
For most small children , learning a forward roll is simply a matter of copying another child who can .
[ adverb ] forward in time or order or degree
"from that time forth" "from the sixth century onward"
Used in print(Schubert Ogden, Christ Without Myth....)
Modern man , as Dietrich_Bonhoeffer has told us , has `` come_of_age '' ; and though this process by_no_means represents an unambiguous gain and is , in_fact , marked by the estrangement from the depths that seems to be the cost of human maturation , it is still a positive step forward ; and those of us who so richly benefit from it should be the last to despise it .(Clement Greenberg, "Collage" in his Art and...)
It was as though , in_that instant , he had felt the flatness of collage as too constricting and had suddenly tried to escape all_the_way back - or forward - to literal three-dimensionality .
This he did by using utterly literal means to carry the forward push of the collage ( and of Cubism in_general ) literally into the literal space in_front of the picture_plane .(Richard Ferber, Bitter Valley....)
But a moment later he brought his horse forward into the light , and Wilson had a good look at him .
[ adverb ] toward the future; forward in time
"I like to look ahead in imagination to what the future may bring" "I look forward to seeing you"
Used in print(The New York Times,...)
Despite countless barriers and disappointments , Shea moved forward .(Chester G. Starr, The Origins of Greek Civili...)
While many tokens point forward , the main achievements stand as a culmination of the simple patterns of the Dark_ages .
[ verb ] (transportation) send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit
"forward my mail"
Used in print(L. Don Leet and Florence J. Leet, editors, The World of...)
The moment the alarm goes_off , information is immediately forwarded to Honolulu , which is the center of the warning system .(U.S. Reports. Volume 364. Cases Adjudged in the...)
After the recommendation of the Department is forwarded to the appeal_board , that is the appropriate place for a registrant to lodge his denial .
[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 16944
[ adjective ] situated at or toward the front
"the fore cabins" "the forward part of the ship"
Used in print(R. P. Jerrard, "Inscribed squares in plane curves"...)
To each paired vertex and diagonal point there corresponds a unique forward corner point , i.e. , the corner on C reached first by proceeding along C from the vertex in the direction of increasing t .
The set of intersections of **f , the rotated curve , with the original curve C consists_of just the set of forward corner points on C corresponding to the vertex at **f , plus the vertex itself .
With each vertex we associate certain numerical values , namely the set of positive differences in the parameter t between the vertex and its corresponding forward corner points .
[ adjective ] situated in the front
"the forward section of the aircraft"
Used in print(Clayton C. Barbeau, The Ikon....)
On the forward slope in_front_of his own post stretched two rows of barbed_wire .