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4WD abbreviation of "four-wheel drive," a car that drives by means of all four wheels rather than the rear wheels only, or the drive system of such, in which both front and rear wheel axles are turned by the drive shaft.
aback so that the wind catches the front side of an open sail. [2 definitions]
abeam at right angles to a line passing from the front to the back of a ship.
Adam's apple the projection at the front of the human throat formed by the largest cartilage of the larynx, visible esp. in men.
advance going in front of. [1/13 definitions]
ahead in front of; in advance of. [1/6 definitions]
air bag a bag in the front of some automobile interiors that inflates automatically in a collision and prevents the passengers from being thrust forward.
ante- in front of; before. [1/2 definitions]
anterior located near or at the front. (Cf. posterior.) [1/2 definitions]
apron a garment covering all or part of the front of the body, usu. worn to protect the wearer's clothing. [1/3 definitions]
areaway a sunken area in front of basement doors or windows allowing access from outside, or permitting light and air to pass through. [1/2 definitions]
auditorium a large room in which performances, speeches, and the like are given in front of an audience, or a building housing such a space.
back the part or side that is opposite the front; reverse; rear. [1/15 definitions]
back-to-back having the back sides adjoining so that the front sides are facing outward. [1/2 definitions]
barouche a four-wheeled carriage with a folding top, two opposing seats for two people each inside, and a driver's seat outside in front.
bead the sight on the front or muzzle end of a gun. [1/8 definitions]
beaver1 an amphibious rodent with a thick brown pelt, a wide flat tail, and front teeth used as chisels to fell and strip small trees in the building of its damlike habitat. [1/3 definitions]
beetle1 any of several insects with two pairs of wings, of which the front pair is hard and covers the rear pair when the wings are at rest. [1/2 definitions]
before in front; ahead. [2/8 definitions]
belly the front or underpart of mammals that contains the stomach and intestines. [1/5 definitions]
biceps a muscle divided in two parts at its origin, esp. the large muscle at the front of the upper arm that bends the elbow.