Definition of Side-to-side

1. Adjective. Alternately left and right with respect to a central point. "The side-to-side motion of the boat"

Partainyms: Side

Definition of Side-to-side

1. Adjective. Moving horizontally, from one side to another and back. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Side-to-side

side-necked turtle
side-to-side (current term)
side arm
side by side
side by side(p)
side center
side chain
side chair
side chapel
side chest
side chests
side dish
side dishes

Literary usage of Side-to-side

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

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1910)
"... cannot grant any use of the streets for private purposes (Elliott, Roads and Streets [2d Ed.] | 053), for the entire street, "from side to side and from ..."

2. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1921)
"After the levator has been sutured separately, the remaining wound is closed from side to side from within outward by a continous chronic catgut suture ..."

3. The Lancet (1842)
"She has very dark hair, dark brown eyes, and sallow complexion ; her head is very large, flat on the summit, and very broad from side to side; the anterior ..."

4. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1878)
"... and shows the paths the different rays of light take, and shows how each is reflected from side to side till they all meet in the eye. ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... represented by the transference of water from side to side, ie, wild a given quantity of water, upon the distance moved by its centre of j gravity. ..."

6. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The digital extremity, or head, presents an oblong surface, markedly convex from before backward, less so from side to side, and flattened laterally ..."

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