Laterally - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈlætərəli|  American pronunciation of the word laterally
Brit.  |ˈlat(ə)r(ə)li|  British pronunciation of the word laterally

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

- in a lateral direction or location

the body is spindle-shaped and only slightly compressed laterally

Examples

She turned her eye laterally on me.

the lateral force of an earthquake

...from the lateral view you can see how thick the wall really is...

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

the body is spindle-shaped and only slightly compressed laterally

an insect's versatile antennae can move up and down or laterally

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