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lateral

[′lad·ə·rəl]
(anatomy)
At, pertaining to, or in the direction of the side; on either side of the medial vertical plane.
(engineering)
In a gas distribution or transmission system, a pipe branching away from the central, primary part of the system.
(mining engineering)
In horizon mining, a hard heading branching off a horizon along the strike of the seams.
A horizontal mine working.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

lateral sewer

A sewer which discharges into a branch or other sewer and has no other common sewer tributary to it.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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This paper presented a simplified p-y method of laterally loaded piles located in or nearby slopes.
From the results it was found that the effective length of a laterally loaded pile was related to the depth of zero point of bending moment.
The odds of developing PIH were 3.16 times more among women with lateral placenta than women with central placenta (p<0.05); 54.8% of mild hypertensive cases had laterally located placenta.
The pedicle graft was introduced in 1956 by Grupe and warren3 for root coverage as a laterally repositioned full thickness flap.
In particular the Hith, which is a well defined anhydrite in the west, passes laterally into dolomites to the east.
In this study, a series of scaled model tests was conducted to investigate the effect of a passive pile on response of a laterally loaded pile and surrounding 3D ground deformation in sand.
As catfish slide laterally, finding fish comes down to making small adjustments in bait placement within a small area of river.
Head: Wider across eyes than long (26.5/23); "genae" much shorter than clypeus and adherent at its apex; antenniferous lobes short with apex acute; antennae 2.45x as long as width of head (65/26.5), segment I by far longest, cylindrical and slightly curved, segments II + III shorter, more slender, and straight, IV shortest and clavate; length of antennal segments I/II/III/IV = 29/13.5/15.5/7; eyes stalked and directed anterolaterally; postocular lobes sinuately converging to constricted neck; vertex with a carinate ridge laterally delimited by longitudinal grooves; rostrum arising from a slitlike atrium, shorter than head, lateral margins of rostral groove beset with a fringe of stiff setae.
On Wednesday the Russian market did not make up its mind on motion direction and continued moving laterally. The trade volume was significantly lower than average.
The Porphyry and Lower Gauthier Zones extend laterally along strike about 450 metres, and about 450 m vertically for the Porphyry and 350 m for the Lower Gauthier.
From a standing position with the ball or plate close to the chest, quickly lunge laterally to one side, simultaneously pressing the plate or ball out.