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Noun
/ˌfrənˈti(ə)r/,
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frontiers, plural;
  1. A line or border separating two countries

  2. The district near such a line

  3. The extreme limit of settled land beyond which lies wilderness, esp. referring to the western US before Pacific settlement
    • - his novel of the American frontier
  4. The extreme limit of understanding or achievement in a particular area
    • - the success of science in extending the frontiers of knowledge

  1. a wilderness at the edge of a settled area of a country; "the individualism of the frontier in Andrew Jackson's day"
  2. an international boundary or the area (often fortified) immediately inside the boundary
  3. an undeveloped field of study; a topic inviting research and development; "he worked at the frontier of brain science"
  4. A frontier is a political and geographical term referring to areas near or beyond a boundary. 'Frontier' was borrowed into English from French in the 15th century, with the meaning "borderland"--the region of a country that fronts on another country (see also marches).
  5. Aerograd (Аэроград, also referred to as Air City or Frontier), is a 1935 Soviet film by Ukrainian director Alexander Dovzhenko, Mosfilm-VUFKU coproduction. It is a futuristic adventure story set in the Soviet Far East. Considered one of two sound masterpieces by Dovzhenko, the other being "Ivan".
  6. This is a list of episodes for the French animated television series Code Lyoko. The first season has no set viewing order save for the last two episodes, so it is listed by the order in which it aired. Following seasons have their episodes numbered, and are ordered by that number. ...
  7. Frontier Communications Corporation is a telephone company in the United States, mainly serving rural areas and smaller communities. ...
  8. The American hybrid cultivar Ulmus 'Frontier' is a U. S. National Arboretum introduction derived from a crossing of the European Smooth-leafed, or Narrow-leafed, Elm Ulmus minor subsp. minor with the Chinese Elm Ulmus parvifolia in 1971. ...
  9. Frontier is the central computing platform of Parabon Computation, Inc. When it was released in 2000, it was the only commercially available platform of its kind. ...
  10. In topology and mathematics in general, the boundary of a subset S of a topological space X is the set of points which can be approached both from S and from the outside of S. More precisely, it is the set of points in the closure of S, not belonging to the interior of S. ...
  11. Frontier is a Bally pinball machine (produced under the Bally name) released in November 1980. It is based on the mountain man and hunting theme.
  12. Frontier was established in 1989 as a non-profit conservation and development Non-governmental organization (NGO) dedicated to safeguarding biodiversity and ecosystem integrity and building sustainable livelihoods for marginalised communities in the world’s poorest countries.
  13. Frontier(s) (original French title Frontière(s)) is a horror film written and directed by Xavier Gens and stars Estelle Lefébure, Samuel Le Bihan and Aurélien Wiik.
  14. The Arauco War was a conflict between colonial Spaniards and the Mapuche people in what is now the Araucanía and Biobío regions of modern Chile. The conflict lasted three centuries, making it one of the longest wars in history.
  15. The Frontier (La Frontera) is a 1991 Chilean film directed by Ricardo Larraín and starring Patricio Contreras and Gloria Laso.
  16. (Frontiers) Kognosance ImbueInvestors | Mentors | Business Infrastructures | For Entrepreneurs
  17. (Frontiers) Listen to stories about medicine and the brain on small televisions.
  18. Exploration area where the potential for oil and gas discoveries is poorly understood. Commonly refers to areas which have high risk but could lead to high reward.
  19. Pertaining to unreached areas or peoples.
  20. area where borders are shifting and weak, and where peoples of different cultures or nationalities meet and lay claim to the land (e.g., Amazon Basin, Antarctica, between Saudi Arabia and Yemen).
  21. The frontier is the physical limit of the system within the rest of the universe. The frontier includes those parts of the universe having more correlations with each other than with the rest of the universe. Through this frontier, passes all communication with the environment of the system.
  22. A Frontier is a pluggable module in Heritrix that maintains the internal state of the crawl. See Section 6.1.2, “Frontier”.
  23. An unexploited natural area at the leading edge of human settlement.
  24. the far edge of a country, where few people live.
  25. A geographic area that is even more sparsely populated than a rural area.