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At, pertaining to, or in the direction of the side; on either side of the medial vertical plane.
In a gas distribution or transmission system, a pipe branching away from the central, primary part of the system.
In horizon mining, a hard heading branching off a horizon along the strike of the seams.
A horizontal mine working.
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A sewer which discharges into a branch or other sewer and has no other common sewer tributary to it.
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