nearside


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nearside

Chiefly Brit
a. the side of a vehicle normally nearer the kerb (in Britain, the left side)
b. (as modifier): the nearside door

nearside

(neer -sÿd) The hemisphere of the Moon that is permanently turned toward the Earth because of the tidal synchronization of the lunar day and the sidereal month. The lunar librations allow the terrestrial observer also to see 9% of the farside, the hemisphere that is permanently turned away from the Earth. The farside was first photographed by the Soviet Luna 3 in 1959; it has no major maria.
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The rifts are buried beneath dark volcanic plains on the nearside of the moon and have been detected only in the gravity data provided by GRAIL.
The visible nearside is covered with smooth, dark seas of volcanic material, while the farside is more heavily cratered and consists of brighter, highland material.
After the incident, the front nearside wheel of his dark blue XK8 Jaguar was damaged - but the player escaped without injury.
After moving the eight heaviest passengers, who together weighed 136 stones, to the nearside, the coach limped the 40 miles to last Saturday's match at Tiverton.
Nearside front wing mirror of Vauxhall Meriva is damaged.
30pm they discovered the nearside window had been smashed and the bag along with a Sat-Nav had been stolen.
The nearside barrier serving the eastbound carriageway will be replaced in the scheme.
Drivers coming from the town stay in the nearside lane.
The nearside rail is often favoured and backers seemed convinced that Lewisham was coming to take the race on the stands' side in the July Stakes, seeing Noel Quinlan's charge trade at 1.
Det Sgt Dave Bailey said: "The incident is being treated as attempted murder and enquiries are ongoing to trace the vehicle, which will have front and nearside damage.
Shortly before 1pm the vehicle was between Park House and the Hare and Hounds public house, about half a mile east of Westgate, when it left the road to the nearside and came to rest against the wall.
20pm in a car park across the road, a silver Rover had its wing mirror removed and front nearside window broken.