Definition of Laterally

1. Adverb. To or by or from the side. "Such women carry in their heads kinship knowledge of six generations depth and extending laterally among consanguineal kin as far as the grandchildren of second cousin"

Partainyms: Lateral



2. Adverb. In a lateral direction or location. "The body is spindle-shaped and only slightly compressed laterally"
Category relationships: Anatomy, General Anatomy
Partainyms: Lateral

Definition of Laterally

1. adv. By the side; sidewise; toward, or from, the side.

Definition of Laterally

1. Adverb. Done in a lateral manner. ¹

2. Adverb. Relating to the direction to the side. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Laterally

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laterally

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

Literary usage of Laterally

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"... center unchecked laterally, in a saw-mill capable of being applied to the rawing of ordinary logs. The case further appears in the opinion of the court. ..."

2. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1885)
"In the later ones, however, the leaflets are reduced in number, and the leaf-stalk is slightly compressed laterally. The fifth or sixth leaf, perhaps, ..."

3. The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication by Charles Darwin (1892)
"... tho natural sizo and viewed laterally. In the Carrier, besides the elon- Flc Я4 —Skulle of Pigeon» viewed laterally! of natural Blze A. Wild ..."

4. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)
"Purlin Supported laterally by Tie Rods.—Lateral support for purlins is generally ... When a purlin is supported laterally by tie rods, the span of the beam, ..."

5. The Medical and Surgical Reporter (1890)
"It pushes the uterus forward aud somewhat laterally, and produces présure ... uterus up« ards and laterally, compresses the bladder and mayhap the ureters. ..."

6. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1878)
"Allman says :—" It is so thick at its base that the trunk seems uninterruptedly continued into it ; but it soon becomes laterally compressed, and then grows ..."

7. Proceedings by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1883)
"... along the edge of the future terrace with much of the force exerted by more persistent ones, cutting their way laterally in the oblique plane Fig 12. ..."

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