Definition of Laterals

1. Noun. (plural of lateral) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of lateral) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Laterals

1. lateral [v] - See also: lateral

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laterals

lateraled
lateraling
lateralis
lateralisation
lateralisations
laterality
lateralization
lateralizations
lateralize
lateralized
lateralizes
lateralizing
lateralled
lateralling
laterally
laterals (current term)
lateralward
laterborn
laterborns
latered
lateriflexion
laterifolious
laterigrade
laterite
laterites
lateritic
lateritious
laterization
laterizations
laterize

Literary usage of Laterals

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1. Irrigation Practice and Engineering by Bernard Alfred Etcheverry (1916)
"By this plan the strip of land between two laterals is served by ... A spacing between laterals not greater than 2 to 4 miles, depending on the character of ..."

2. Land Drainage: A Treatise on the Design and Construction of Open and Closed by John Luther Parsons (1915)
"Length and Arrangement of laterals.—A system of long laterals is desirable, ... When additional depths are necessary to secure laterals of desired lengths, ..."

3. Irrigation Engineering by Arthur Powell Davis, Herbert Michael Wilson (1919)
"The top width of banks of laterals, should vary from about 3 feet for small laterals, to 5 or 6 feet for the large ones. Above this, it is generally best ..."

4. Principles of Irrigation Engineering: Arid Lands, Water Supply, Storage by Frederick Haynes Newell, Daniel William Murphy (1913)
"The distinction between canals and laterals is, to a certain degree, an arbitrary one. ... laterals are also subdivided into main and branch laterals. ..."

5. The Theory and Practice of Modern Framed Structures, Designed for the Use of by John Butler Johnson, Charles Walter Bryan, Frederick Eugene Turneaure, William Spaulding Kinne (1916)
"Lower laterals.—The stresses in the bottom diagonal members were ... A light connection to the stringers is supplied at the point where the laterals cross. ..."

6. The Theory and Practice of Modern Framed Structures, Designed for the Use of by John Butler Johnson, Charles Walter Bryan, Frederick Eugene Turneaure, William Spaulding Kinne (1916)
"Lower laterals.—The stresses in the bottom diagonal members were ... A light connection to the stringers is supplied at the point where the laterals cross. ..."

7. Bridge Engineering by John Alexander Low Waddell (1916)
"CHAPTER XX laterals AND SWAY BRACING THE laterals of a bridge have to perform three important functions, each of which is vital to the life of the structure ..."

8. The Nature and Properties of Soils: A College Text of Edaphology by Thomas Lyttleton Lyon, Harry Oliver Buckman (1922)
"The laterals are usually constructed of three 3- or 4-inch tile, seldom smaller. These laterals should always enter the main at an angle of about 45 degrees ..."

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