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rightward

[rahyt-werd] /ˈraɪt wərd/
adverb
1.
Also, rightwards. toward or on the right.
adjective
2.
situated on the right.
3.
directed toward the right.
Origin of rightward
1805-1815
First recorded in 1805-15; right + -ward
Related forms
rightwardly, adverb
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  • I have not given it soon enough, however: the machine is not checked on its rightward swing in time.

    'Green Balls' Paul Bewsher
  • Let the disc rotate clockwise, and let P be observed in its rightward oscillation.

British Dictionary definitions for rightward

rightward

/ˈraɪtwəd/
adjective
1.
situated on or directed towards the right
adverb
2.
a variant of rightwards
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