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1. burner

noun. ['ˈbɝːnɝ'] an apparatus for burning fuel (or refuse).

Synonyms

  • blowtorch
  • gas bracket
  • apparatus
  • blowlamp
  • setup
  • gas burner
  • torch

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Words that Rhyme with Front Burner

  • silberner
  • sterner
  • schwerner
  • werner
  • vernor
  • verner
  • turner
  • thurnher
  • thurner
  • merner
  • lerner
  • learner
  • kirner
  • kerner
  • herner
  • gerner
  • furner
  • ferner
  • derner
  • berner
  • earner

Example sentences of the word front-burner


1. Noun Phrase
Keep anger management issues on the front burner.

Quotes containing the word front-burner


1. ...Shouldn't schools be the place where students interact with interesting books? Shouldn't the faculty have an ongoing laser-like commitment to put good books in our students' hands? Shouldn't this be a front-burner issue at all times*t schools be the place where students interact with interesting books? Shouldn't the faculty have an ongoing laser-like commitment to put good books in our students' hands? Shouldn't this be a front-burner issue at all times?
*- Kelly Gallagher, Readicide: How Schools Are Killing Reading and What You Can Do About It


2. burner

noun. ['ˈbɝːnɝ'] the heating elements of a stove or range on which pots and pans are placed for cooking.

3. front

noun. ['ˈfrʌnt'] the side that is forward or prominent.

Synonyms

  • head
  • face
  • side
  • forepart
  • front end

Antonyms

  • ascent
  • natural depression
  • reverse
  • starboard

Etymology

  • front (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. front

adjective. ['ˈfrʌnt'] relating to or located in the front.

Synonyms

  • anterior
  • head-on
  • frontmost
  • foremost
  • first
  • fore
  • frontal
  • advanced
  • advance

Antonyms

  • aft
  • back
  • posterior
  • alignment

Etymology

  • front (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. front

noun. ['ˈfrʌnt'] the line along which opposing armies face each other.

Synonyms

  • field
  • front line
  • line
  • field of honor
  • battleground
  • battlefield
  • battlefront

Antonyms

  • obverse
  • top
  • bottom
  • backward

Etymology

  • front (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. front

noun. ['ˈfrʌnt'] the outward appearance of a person.

Antonyms

  • proportional font

Etymology

  • front (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. front

verb. ['ˈfrʌnt'] confront bodily.

Synonyms

  • face
  • confront

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • demote
  • fall back

Etymology

  • front (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. front

noun. ['ˈfrʌnt'] the side that is seen or that goes first.

Synonyms

  • nose cone
  • storefront
  • frontispiece
  • nose
  • face
  • side
  • fore
  • shopfront
  • frontal
  • bow
  • shirtfront
  • frontage
  • stem
  • prow
  • facade

Antonyms

  • closing
  • opening
  • retreat
  • pull

Etymology

  • front (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. front

verb. ['ˈfrʌnt'] be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to.

Synonyms

  • confront
  • lie
  • look

Antonyms

  • regress
  • worsen
  • wane
  • decrease

Etymology

  • front (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. front

noun. ['ˈfrʌnt'] a person used as a cover for some questionable activity.

Synonyms

  • straw man
  • figurehead
  • trickster
  • cheat
  • slicker
  • beguiler
  • front man
  • strawman
  • cheater
  • nominal head

Antonyms

  • unoriginal
  • late
  • middle
  • secondary

Etymology

  • front (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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