Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to, proceeding from, or directed toward the side.

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Usage examples "lateral":

  1. So much wood was used that young trees were required by statute to be given enough lateral space to spread their limbs and were not cut down until mature. - "Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed.", S. A. Reilly.
  2. The smaller, or lateral troughs may be made V- shaped. - "The Dollar Hen", Milo M. Hastings.
  3. They watched thus through the lateral windows until 8 p. - "The Moon-Voyage", Jules Verne.