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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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Through this question, she shows how diverse claims are made on space, including the informal contracts with abutting property owners and diverse modes of enforcing regulations to clear sidewalks.
Chapter Five uses a property-rights framework to analyse sidewalk vending in historic Saigon and Cho Lon.
Plaintiff countered that West River breached its statutory duty by allowing its sidewalk flag to fall into disrepair and, in any event, failed to demonstrate its entitlement to summary judgment because it did not show that it maintained its sidewalk in a reasonably safe condition.
A census of all sidewalk cracks within the study area was completed during the summer of 2007 using a Trimble GeoXH GPS receiver (+/- 0.
Bicyclist Peggy Sue Kavaney had her 3 1/2 -year-old-son, Sawyer, with her as she bicycled on a downtown sidewalk to the Lane County Farmers' Market on East Eighth Avenue.
Last year GAM completed a tender of removing 10,000 trees with renovation works for sidewalks to which the trees were removed.
Another technological advance available today is the "stamping" of concrete to make the sidewalk resemble stone, or display a colorful sheen--or both.
Prices are pounds 16,910 for the One Sidewalk, pounds 17,960 for the Cooper Sidewalk and pounds 20,235 for the Cooper S Sidewalk.
Additional options that are standard on Sidewalk models include automatic stability control and traction, multifunction steering wheel, mirror caps in the body colour, a chrome line interior, passenger seat height adjustment, sports seats, a storage compartment pack, front fog lamps, air conditioning, computer and white indicators.
Circuit Court decision that prohibited enforcement of the city's sidewalk sleeping ban on Skid Row.
There it stands, wintering, you might say,/in the small front yard/between the veranda and the sidewalk.
Like Alberta, a person injured as a result of snow and ice on the sidewalk must show gross negligence on the part of the municipality to succeed in a claim for damages.