verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of lateral
OTHER WORDS FROM laterallat·er·al·ly, adverbpseu·do·lat·er·al, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for lateral
These lateral areas assess whether behaviors conform to social norms, and exert inhibitory control over inappropriate or maladaptive behavior.The Neurology of Flow States - Issue 91: The Amazing Brain|Heather Berlin|October 14, 2020|Nautilus
As a result, roots grow longer, lateral roots develop, and more root hairs sprout.Junk Food Is Bad For Plants, Too - Issue 90: Something Green|Anne Biklé & David R. Montgomery|September 23, 2020|Nautilus
Social pressure, technological innovations, and economic trends are all closing in on its main product, so it’s trying to make a lateral move into another bloated, polluting industry.Big Oil’s hopes are pinned on plastics. It won’t end well.|David Roberts|September 4, 2020|Vox
Meanwhile, he said, several dozen of the department’s more proactive-minded officers responded to the new rules and paperwork by simply deciding to “lateral out” to a job in another police department.What Can Mayors Do When the Police Stop Doing Their Jobs?|by Alec MacGillis|September 3, 2020|ProPublica
On July 18, responding to Musk’s call for job applicants who wanted to help “solve” brain and spinal injuries, a Twitter user asked if Neuralink could also help disabled people living with injuries, autism and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.Elon Musk’s brain company plans a big reveal on Friday. Here’s what we already know|Verne Kopytoff|August 27, 2020|Fortune
Lateral Squats - For this variation, you step to the side as your do your squats.Squats: The Absolutely Incredible Secret to Staying in Shape|Ari Meisel|January 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
U.S. policy stipulates that military coups trigger an automatic cutoff of bi-lateral military assistance.
In the absence of a bi-lateral breakthrough, Israel should use the Arab Peace Initiative (API) to break the ice.
One never sees lateral passing these days -- instead it's plunge or pass.
But under pressure, many firms are giving up on organic growth and turning to a lateral-hire strategy in the downturn.Dewey & LeBoeuf Near Collapse—Are Other White Shoe Law Firms In Peril?|Dan Slater|May 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The height of the tower from the level of the street is 105 feet, the slated towers over the lateral pediments being smaller.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
While a person has the natural right also to the lateral support of his land, yet he cannot use it to the injury of another.
The owner of land adjoining a highway has no right to the lateral support of the soil of the street.
Sometimes these traps were weirs or by-washes, made of long lateral tanks of wicker-work.Mrs. Falchion, Complete|Gilbert Parker
The pillars are strengthened against lateral yielding by horizontal and diagonal bracing.