Definition of lateral adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈlætərəl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlætərəl//
jump to other results
[usually before noun] (specialist) connected with the side of something or with movement to the side the lateral branches of a tree lateral eye movements Word Originlate Middle English: from Latin lateralis, from latus, later- ‘side’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: lateral

Other results

All matches