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Adjective: lateral  la-t(u-)rul
  1. Situated at or extending to the side
    "the lateral branches of a tree";
    - sidelong
  2. Lying away from the median and sagittal plane of a body
    "lateral lemniscus"
Noun: lateral  la-t(u-)rul
  1. (American football) a sideways or backwards pass
    - lateral pass

Derived forms: laterals

See also: distal, side

Type of: pass, passing, passing game, passing play

Encyclopedia: Lateral