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adv. & adj.
Toward or at one side.

side′wards (-wərdz) adv.


directed or moving towards one side
towards one side


(ˈsaɪd wərd)

1. directed or moving toward one side.
2. Also, side′wards. toward one side.
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Adv.1.sideward - toward one side; "turn the figure sideward"
References in classic literature ?
And they are the prettiest attitudes and movements into which a pretty girl is thrown in making up butter--tossing movements that give a charming curve to the arm, and a sideward inclination of the round white neck; little patting and rolling movements with the palm of the hand, and nice adaptations and finishings which cannot at all be effected without a great play of the pouting mouth and the dark eyes.
They're there, all right," Skipper confided to him; and Jerry, with a sideward glance of smiling eyes, with a bobbing of his tail and a quick love-flattening of his ears, turned his nose shoreward again and resumed his reading of the jungle tale that was wafted to him on the light fans of the stifling and almost stagnant air.
she glowed, with a flirt of the head sideward and a white flash of teeth.
I took a sideward glance, and saw tears streaming down their faces.
Tenders are invited for Development of Tharikere Pump house Sideward park.
Upon reaching the exhaust side in alignment with the tumble motion (Figure 8e), the rich cloud is, on one hand, redirected vertically downwards following the tumble flow pattern as confirmed by the LIF measurement, and on the other hand, reflected tangentially sideward into a swirl-like motion as shown in the gasket plane.
Altered leg muscle activity in volleyball players with functional ankle instability during a sideward lateral cutting movement.
There is a lot of speculation of how they will handle market corrections or periods of sideward movement.
Lean the head back for about 10[degrees]–15[degrees], so that the frontal lobe goes backward because of gravity and leaves the anterior skull base to reduce intraoperative traction; slightly bending the head sideward about 5[degrees]–15[degrees] to the contralateral side is helpful for the contralateral approach surgery, and it also offers the surgeon a more comfortable operation direction.
As the hilarious story goes, uncle did not look backward or sideward as he marched into the Chinese territory.
A number of other motions such as sitting, lying sideward, can also be found with the research of the change in values of the axis.
The splash pattern produced largely resembles practical test conditions, with a substantial sideward acceleration imparted to the fluid particles.