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 (sīd′wāz′) also side·way (-wā′)
adv. & adj.
1. Toward one side: took a step sideways; a sideways glance.
2. From one side: a painting lit sideways; sideways pressure.
3. With the side forward: turned sideways to show the profile; a sideways view.



also side•wise

adj., adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.sideway - with one side forward or to the front; "turned sideways to show the profile"; "crabs seeming to walk sidewise"
2.sideway - from the side; obliquely; "a picture lit sideways"; "scenes viewed sidewise"
3.sideway - toward one side; "the car slipped sideways into the ditch"; "leaning sideways"; "a figure moving sidewise in the shadows"
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Now, from this peculiar sideway position of the whale's eyes, it is plain that he can never see an object which is exactly ahead, no more than he can one exactly astern.
That's my place," said Frome, with a sideway jerk of his lame elbow; and in the distress and oppression of the scene I did not know what to answer.
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Safety first passing is encouraged instead and recycling the ball sideway and backwards is drilled incessantly.
We may have all lost sight of that given the long-slog sideway through 2015 and 2016 before the election.
In the case of the "Boss" above, it is: if you drink, don't drive, or don't think you can hit a sideway lie (i.
Indeed, the liminality of the mirror and the window was eye-pivoted and cinema screen-like, a jointly contaminating and intermediating experience: if Alex's and Alvaro's mutual exchange of gazes takes place through a sideway window, for the viewer, this visual participation also happens through the queerly Utopian surface of Alex's reflected body--a body that even if phenomenologically perceptible, is not materially (yet) there, other than as figuring an inception point of a process of self-reconstitution.
These two sortation and distribution facilities, built to a high specification in 2004 and 2010 respectively, are interlinked and work in conjunction with the company's new Dunelm National Distribution Centre located in nearby Sideway, Stoke-on-Trent, which was forward funded by the company in June 2015, and together form Dunelm's dedicated national distribution hub.
Hey, when the person is hanging sideway from a metal bike rack, we get it.
It is true that there is little evidence of a synchronized global growth slowdown at this point, merely a sideway move in activity.
Seventy-nine percent of respondents were performing activities involving twisting, reaching; sideway bending, unequal lifting.
The smooth lines of the moving averages can help traders see more clearly whether the market is moving upwards, downwards, or simply ranging in a sideway pattern with equal ups and downs.