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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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Tom George's Kilbeggan Blade could head north on a recovery mission in the Borders marathon after letting the side down.
But while Kate and Sarah would be looking their best, Biggles, with his scruffy, rubbed-off mane, looked to be letting the side down.
Lancashire's very name conjures up images of great limited-overs feats, but the class of 2001 are letting the side down badly.
He said: "Not only are these evaders letting the side down, but they are risking a visit to the magistrates court and a hefty fine.

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