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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.
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Dan Falcucci, manager of the Callaway Performance Center, fitted me with Big Bertha irons with a draw bias to reduce my side spin and help prevent my slice and with a graphite shaft to increase club-head speed by 4-5 miles an hour, my ball speed by 10 miles an hour and my distance by 15-20 yards.
Former World Cup winner Djorkaeff is the hub around which Sam Allardyce's side spin and his clever runs and slinky link-up play ensured the Reds back line suffered a torrid opening half-hour.
He showed he possesses bags of ability when easily taking the Autumn Stakes (Listed) at Ascot last October, and he has been working with real zest on the Heath, most recently on Saturday, when he shone in a Racecourse Side spin.
At Seton Hall, he set the all-time scoring record for the Big East, although he shot the ball with a side spin.