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LATERALLY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does laterally mean? 

LATERALLY (adverb)
  The adverb LATERALLY has 2 senses:

1. to or by or from the side
2. in a lateral direction or location

  Familiarity information: LATERALLY used as an adverb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LATERALLY (adverb)


Sense 1laterally [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

To or by or from the side

Context example:

such women carry in their heads kinship knowledge of six generations depth and extending laterally among consanguineal kin as far as the grandchildren of second cousin

Pertainym:

lateral (situated at or extending to the side)


Sense 2laterally [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In a lateral direction or location

Context example:

the body is spindle-shaped and only slightly compressed laterally

Domain category:

anatomy; general anatomy (the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals)

Pertainym:

lateral (lying away from the median and sagittal plane of a body)


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