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side-on

[ sahyd-on, -awn ]
/ ˈsaɪdˈɒn, -ˈɔn /
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adjective
(of two objects) meeting with the sides foremost.
adverb
with the side or sides foremost, especially in a collision: The other car struck me side-on.
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Origin of side-on

First recorded in 1905–10
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