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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.

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Neither side divulged any details of Friday's session, although sources close to the talks told The Associated Press that it centered more on defining differences rather than settling them.
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The External Cable Manager attaches to the side of the cabinet and includes front and rear vertical cable management troughs and four front-to-rear horizontal cable troughs.
Toshiba also recently announced a high capacity triple-layer, single-sided 45GB ROM disc, and a hybrid (double-sided, dual-layer) ROM disc with 30GB of high-definition content on one side and 8.
Next, the second layer is formed on first layer using a one-time polycarbonate stamper, the same process used for the DVD-18 disc, the double-sided DVD disc that has dual-layers on both sides.
The company works both sides of the energy bill, using its aggregate purchasing power to secure the best energy prices, while also providing demand side solutions that optimize energy consumption.