ETYM Latin lateralis, from latus, lateris, side: cf. French latéral.
1. Lying away from the median and sagittal plane of a body.
2. Situated at or extending to the side; SYN. sidelong.
1. From one side
2. With one side forward
3. In a lateral direction or downward to one side
With the edge forward or on, by, or toward the edge; SYN. edgewise.
As if by an edge; barely; SYN. edgeways.
1. To or by or from the side.
2. (Anatomy) In a lateral direction or location.
In a marginal manner.