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sideswipe

[′sīd‚swīp]
(geophysics)
A phenomenon wherein two cross reflections come from a single seismograph, due to the almost simultaneous arrival of reflection energy from both limbs of a syncline or from two nearby, steeply dipping fault scarps.
In refraction shooting, the lateral deflection of a minimum-time path to include a nearby, steeply dipping, high-velocity boundary such as a flank of a salt dome.
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And in a well-placed side swipe, O'Neill said: "My old mentor Brian Clough always said that the team that wins the Championship is usually the best team.
Some thought it shouldn't be down to the fans to constantly bail out the club when it gets into trouble, while others used the opportunity to have a side swipe at Cardiff fans by reminding them it wasn't so long ago, before the age of Sam Hammam, that they were in a similar position.
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