nearside


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

nearside

Chiefly Brit
a. the side of a vehicle normally nearer the kerb (in Britain, the left side)
b. (as modifier): the nearside door
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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.
Collins Dictionary of Astronomy © Market House Books Ltd, 2006
References in periodicals archive ?
Richard Fahey's gelding was good enough to finish second in an Ascot Group 1 in 2015 and always travelled sweetly on the nearside for Tony Hamilton.
It's also claimed that, "the nearside wheel arch exterior body panel was protruding, the parking brake was inefficient, there was insufficient reverse travel on the handbrake and the offside front seatbelt webbing was ineffective."
"Police were contacted and attended whereby substantial damage was noted to the complainer's vehicle and also to the central reservation crash barrier and the nearside crash barrier."
They found the best fit for today's asymmetrical Moon is a large body, about 480 miles (780 kilometers) in diameter, smacking into the nearside of the Moon at 14,000 miles per hour (22,500 kilometers per hour).
Another benefit is improved health and safety, with the driver now able to use the cameras to view blind spots on the nearside and also the rear blind spot when in reverse.
Other drivers were startled to see Shaw initially drive without a nearside front tyre and sparks coming from the rim, Dumfries Sheriff Court heard.
1 has overturned in to the works area and the nearside barrier is damaged.
These systems when worked together are able to bring the vehicle to a complete halt in the nearside lane.
All lunar observers know Copernicus, Plato, Tycho, and probably a handful more of the 895 named craters on the nearside. But did you know that an additional 5,433 nearside craters have designations?
The driver was seen to get out of the vehicle and check their nearside wing mirror before driving off again towards the Central Link Road.
I drive along and there's a mother putting/removing the child from the car with the door wide open and taking up the rest of the nearside of the road.