Lateral

Business / Construction / Lateral: The underground trench and related services (i.e., electric, gas, telephone, sewer and water lines) that will be buried within the trench.
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Right-Lateral Fault

Science / Geology / Right-Lateral Fault: A fault with horizontal movement. If you are standing on one side of the fault and look across it, the block on the opposite side of the fault has moved to the right. (Also see Left-Lateral Fault.) MORE

Left-Lateral Fault

Science / Geology / Left-Lateral Fault: A fault with horizontal movement. If you are standing on one side of the fault and look across it the block on the opposite side of the fault has moved to the left. (Also see Right-Lateral Fault.) MORE

Retrolateral

Science / Spiders / Retrolateral: Projecting from, or on, the side facing backwards. MORE

Prolateral

Science / Spiders / Prolateral: Projecting from, or on, the side facing forwards. MORE

Multilateral Agreement

Business / Agriculture / Multilateral Agreement: A trade agreement involving three or more countries (as with the World Trade Organization) in contrast to a bilateral agreement (as with the US-Canada Free Trade agreement) involving only two countrie MORE

Lateral Support

Business / Real Estate / Lateral Support: The right to have land supported by the adjoining land or soil beneath. MORE