Lateral in a sentence as a noun

For starters, I can't see how it has any lateral grip.

He could offer $100k -- a lateral move -- but that seems a little wrong.

The lateral braking provided by the atmosphere causes objects to burn up.

Senior DOJ people could lateral out to high six figure into seven figure salaries as partners in law firms.

When the FRS role was conceived, management held a hard line that a "promotion" to FRS was in fact a lateral moveno raise, no negotiation.

If you exit a position with a failed startup, your lateral transfer is likely into another job which pays below market.

[2][1] Though 3 of the sibling teams at the same level, who reported to my bosses boss, were also run by bad guys, which cut off most of the obvious lateral transfers.

Pay in banking is one's status, so everyone would claim to have received top bonus when applying to private equity jobs or trying to make a lateral move.

Lateral in a sentence as an adjective

You can easily lateral into jobs of comparable quality.

The Wright brothers asserted that their patent covered lateral control of an aircraft, no matter how that control was implemented, and prevailed in court.

The important addendum on this is that you're not going to have the top level of folks sending out blind applications unless that person is in the process of making a lateral jump into another sub-field.

The "aha" moment for me, as an outsider to this industry, is using a special shoe to reduce friction and increase lateral stability versus only focusing on developing a 3D treadmill itself.

The training period is so short that the assignments are necessarily small and limited in scope, so they don't test any kind of tenacity or the problem solving and lateral thinking required as a professional.

In the case of the Millennium Bridge, because the lateral motion caused the pedestrians loading the bridge to directly participate with the bridge, the vibrational modes had not been anticipated by the designers.

> "the measurement, in millimetres, of the thickness of a transverse section of the fruit between the lateral faces and the middle, perpendicularly to the longitudinal axis"Oh, look, a good definition in a legal document.

The fact that some living organisms engage in lateral gene transfer, or that there is no definition of species that perfectly applies to all living things is no reason to abandon perhaps the most fundamental and central pursuit of biology.

Lateral definitions


a pass to a receiver upfield from the passer


situated at or extending to the side; "the lateral branches of a tree"; "shot out sidelong boughs"- Tennyson

See also: sidelong


lying away from the median and sagittal plane of a body; "lateral lemniscus"