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sinistral

 [sin´is-tral]
pertaining to the left side.

sin·is·tral

(sin'is-trăl, sĭ-nis'trăl),
1. Relating to the left side. Synonym(s): sinistrous
2. Denoting a left-handed person.

sinistral

/sin·is·tral/ (-tral)
1. pertaining to the left side.
2. a left-handed person.

sinistral

(sĭn′ĭ-strəl, sĭ-nĭs′trəl)
adj.
1. Of or facing the left side.
2. Left-handed.

sin′is·tral·ly adv.

sinistral

[sinis′trəl]
Etymology: L, sinister, left
relating to the left side.

sin·is·tral

(sin'is-trăl)
1. Relating to the left side.
2. Denoting a left-handed person.

sin·is·tral

(sin'is-trăl)
1. Relating to the left side.
2. Denoting a left-handed person.

sinistral

pertaining to the left side.
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To investigate the effect that living alongside snake predators might have had on the evolution of sinistral species, Hoso and his colleagues first looked at how effectively the snake Pareas iwasakii preys on Satsuma snails.
Even in their homes the sinistrals are forced to accommodate to everyday items such as spiral-bound notebooks with the spiral on the "wrong" side, electric irons with the power cable protruding on the right, corkscrews, light bulbs, garden secateurs, and potato peelers.
2008) and White and Goodwin (2011) These are parallel to a well developed family of sinistral faults on the Nova Scotia Eastern Shore (Fig.
The mineralized structures at Ferronha are related to a major WNW-ESE sinistral shear, with the ENE-WSW family representing the synthetic riedel shear, the NE-SW system seems to materialize the antithetic component.
1995) with both sinistral and dextral movement measurable in tens of kilometres.
orientation of this structure, when related to the sinistral movement of the
It will be interesting to see if Mark Butcher can join in this sinistral dominance, for he is not renowned as being overly comfortable against spin, as he demonstrated with his paltry returns in Bangladesh.
The anomaly is situated at a structurally significant position with respect to the Mali West Shear Zone where an important sinistral bending occurs creating complex extensional and dilatational structures which are often the ideal areas for the physical trapping of gold-bearing solutions.
All structures are cross cut by faults striking N- to NE- and ENEto ESE that show dominantly normal motion with minor sinistral or dextral components.
Four SW-striking fault systems with post-Acadian sinistral motion that have been identified along the north shore of Chaleur Bay are described here.
Evidence for Silurian sinistral accretion of Avalon composite terrane in Canada.
The present superb exposure of internal structure of the Fogo Island Batholith results from tipping of the batholith at a moderate angle to the northwest subsequent to emplacement by minor late sinistral movement on the Dog Bay Line (Williams et al.