(redirected from sidelines)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


One of the two lateral margins or surfaces of a body, midway between the front and back.
[A.S. sīde]


adjective Lateral, peripheral.
noun A lateral face or border.


An attachment to the front of a spectacle frame passing towards or over the ear for the purpose of holding the frame in position. Syn. temple. See spectacle frame markings; spectacles; library temple.
curl side The end of the side of a spectacle frame that lies along the greater part of the groove behind the ear. It contributes to the stability of the frame and it is particularly useful to children and to people engaged in sports. Syn. earpiece.


to one side.

side bar
see siderod.
side effect
a consequence other than that for which an agent is used, especially an adverse effect on another organ system.
side lines
a means of restraining a horse which can also be used for casting. A 60 ft cotton rope is knotted so that there is a fixed loop in the center. This is placed over the head and seated on the shoulder and the two ends passed between the forelimbs. Each rope end is passed around a hind pastern and brought back to the shoulder loop. Pulling one of the legs up so that the hoof just reaches the ground is used as restraint to prevent the horse rearing. Pulling both legs forward causes the horse to fall.
side reins
see side rein.

Patient discussion about side

Q. Do they have any side effects? what are the benefit of drugs like Divalproex and Carbamazepine over lithium for acute mania patients? Do they have any side effects?

A. It’s a good drug for acute mania patients, but has not been found to be effective in patients with depression. Patients who did not not respond to lithium are benefitted by this. The side effects are weight gain and sedation, as well as multiple drug-drug interactions.

Q. Does it carry any side effects? I am pregnant and in my second trimester. I am having flu infections. I am prescribed with Sudafed. Does it carry any side effects?

A. sudafed is a symptomatical medication. and you can pass the flu without it. in it's instruction its recommended not to use it in pregnancy. so why use it? it's not like it's a life thretening situation and you can't survive without it. it's not worth the risk for the fetus if you ask me.

Q. my sides hurt sometimes it feels like someone is pulling on my nuts usually in morning

A. Your question is very interesting, but the answer depends on many other details such as how old are you? Do you have pain in any other place? Are there any changes on the skin? Do you have any other disease? Is the pain aggravated when you cough? etc.

Mean while you can read a little more here (

More discussions about side
References in periodicals archive ?
Assuming that teams call plays independently of sideline location, the first and third quarter side changes make for a natural experiment that happens twice within every game.
If a dingo tags a koala, then that koala must drop its leaves and go to the sidelines.
agreed, saying, "There are more nonprofessional shooters on the sidelines now, individuals who bring their children, fathers and mothers to games.
It's a bit like Donaghy sitting on the sideline while Lynch played in the Munster Final replay.
As of 2006, however, the sidelines are a lot less crowded and the playing field is a much busier place.
With one minute remaining it is advisable to throw downfield in the sideline area.
The POS shows a college basketball team on the sidelines cheering on team members during a game and plays off of DASANI's new tagline by using the phrase "Can't Live Without The Passion.
On command, the athletes sprint from the sideline to the near hash mark and "break-down" with proper power angles (i.
Despite the slow movement, there is still ample money on the sidelines waiting to be invested in the market, and there is also ample money on the sidelines waiting to be used for corporate capital spending.
On the sideline, one coach is pointing to his watch and another is making the spiking motion.
John Dockery completed his third full season as sideline reporter for Westwood One/CBS Radio Sports' coverage of Monday Night Football, and will broadcast his fourth Super Bowl for Westwood One/CBS Radio Sports.
We want to avoid the kind of situation where a celebrity on the sidelines is being interviewed at the expense of student-athletes being interviewed or commentators are talking about a celebrity instead of talking about the student-athletes in the game,'' BCS administrator Bill Hancock said via telephone.