sidebar

[ sahyd-bahr ]
/ ˈsaɪdˌbɑr /

noun

a typographically distinct section of a page, as in a book or magazine, that amplifies or highlights the main text.
a conference between the judge and lawyers out of the presence of the jury.
a subordinate or incidental issue, remark, activity, etc.

Origin of sidebar

First recorded in 1945–50; side1 + bar1
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sidebar
/ (ˈsaɪdˌbɑː) /

noun

(in a newspaper, website, etc) a short article placed alongside and providing additional information about a longer one
any subsidiary or supplementary thing
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