verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of lateral
Examples from the Web for lateral
Contemporary Examples of lateral
Lateral Squats - For this variation, you step to the side as your do your squats.Squats: The Absolutely Incredible Secret to Staying in Shape
January 2, 2014
A lateral move in the offing provides opportunity to trailblaze new frontiers under existing career auspice.The Stars Predict Your Week
Starsky + Cox
October 9, 2011
But questionable defense and lack of explosiveness and lateral quickness may cause Fredette to "fredette about it."March Madness Race Wars and Jimmer Fredette
March 22, 2011
Historical Examples of lateral
In respect to lateral communications Italy had the advantage.
This gave the Germans a perfect system of lateral communications.
The bema and the two lateral chapels have cross-groined vaults.Byzantine Churches in Constantinople
Alexander Van Millingen
The stem is lateral or wanting, when present it is continuous with the cap.
The stem is eccentric, lateral, very short or lacking altogether.
Word Origin for lateral
early 15c., from Middle French latéral and directly from Latin lateralis "belonging to the side," from latus (genitive lateris) "side" (see oblate (n.)). As a noun, from 1630s, "a side part." As a type of pass to the side in U.S. football, it is attested from 1934. Related: Laterally.