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broadside

1. Nautical the entire side of a vessel, from stem to stern and from waterline to rail
2. a ballad or popular song printed on one side of a sheet of paper and sold by hawkers, esp in 16th-century England

broadside

[′brȯd‚sīd]
(electromagnetism)
Perpendicular to an axis or plane.
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The motorcyclist was unable to stop in time and broadsided the car,'' said traffic investigator Dennis Campbell.
SANTA CLARITA - A woman and her 8-year-old child were seriously injured Friday when their sedan was broadsided by a sport-utility vehicle, authorities said.
NORTHRIDGE - An elderly man was killed in a traffic collision Thursday when another motorist ran a red light and broadsided his vehicle, police said.