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lateral  

  
Lateral means relating to the sides of something, or moving in a sideways direction.      adj   usu ADJ n  
McKinnon estimated the lateral movement of the bridge to be between four and six inches.     
  laterally      adv   usu ADV after v  
Shafts were sunk, with tunnels dug laterally.     


lateral thinking     
Lateral thinking is a method of solving problems by using your imagination to help you think of solutions that are not obvious at first.  
  (mainly BRIT)      n-uncount  
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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease
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