side

(redirected from curl side)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal.

side

1. Geometry
a. any line segment forming part of the perimeter of a plane geometric figure
b. another name for face
2. either half of a human or animal body, esp the area around the waist, as divided by the median plane
3. Billiards snooker spin imparted to a ball by striking it off-centre with the cue

side

[sīd]
(mathematics)
One of the line segments that bound a polygon.
One of the two rays that extend from the vertex of an angle.

lee side

The side of a mountain or an island away from the direction from which wind is blowing. On the water, from the observer's viewpoint, the lee is the direction to which the wind is blowing. Also called the leeward (pronounced “loo-ard”) side.
References in periodicals archive ?
Metal is the preferred frame material for these patients to allow easy readjustment if the spectacles become misshapen through wear and tear; the sides can also be shortened, be converted to curl sides for active children, or loop end sides for the very young.
Dunelm Optical offer a range of metal frames with inset bridges and curl sides.
It has curl sides to ensure a secure fit and is offered in blue, brown and rose.