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lat·er·al

lateral

 
 
pronunciation:
lae t rl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: about, from, or toward a side or sides; sideways.
The dancer moved in a lateral direction on stage.
similar words:
side
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a sideways or backward football pass to another player.
The receiver caught the lateral and then ran for a first down.
derivation: laterally (adv.)
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