Crossword clues for bilateral
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Bilateral \Bi*lat"er*al\, a. [Pref. bi- + lateral: cf. F. bilat['e]ral.]
Having two sides; arranged upon two sides; affecting two sides or two parties.
(Biol.) Of or pertaining to the two sides of a central area or organ, or of a central axis; as, bilateral symmetry in animals, where there is a similarity of parts on the right and left sides of the body.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
a. 1 Having two sides 2 Involving both sides equally. 3 (context of an agreement English) binding on both of the two parties involved. 4 Having bilateral symmetry. 5 (context anthropology English) Involving descent or ascent regardless of sex and side of the family.
Bilateral may refer to any concept including two sides, in particular:
- Bilateralism, the political and cultural relations between two states
- Bilateral, occurring on both sides of an organism ( Anatomical terms of location § Medial and lateral)
- Bilateral symmetry, symmetry between two sides of an organism
- Bilateral filter, an image processing algorithm
- Bilateral amplifier, a type of amplifier
- Bilateral (album), an album by the band Leprous
Bilateral is the second studio album released by the Norwegian progressive metal band, Leprous. It was recorded in Ivory Shoulder Studios and Juke Joint Studio by Vegard Tveitan and Heidi Solberg Tveitan, and mixed and mastered at Fascination Street Studio by Jens Bogren. Additional editing by Ivar Barstad. The music is arranged by the whole band and the lyrics are the work of Einar Solberg, Øystein Landsverk and Tor Oddmund Suhrke. Art direction and design by Ritxi Ostáriz. Cover painting by Jeff Jordan. All songs published by Magic Art Publishing.
In order to define the band's vision about music and what it means to be progressive, guitarist Tor Oddmund Shurke provided his insight on this matter and other subjects in an interview with the monthly music magazine Guitar World.
The album features guest vocals by Ihsahn on the 4th track of the album, Thorn and the trumpet on Thorn and Painful Detour are played by Vegard Sandbukt. Trumpet and additional keyboards were recorded in Kulturkirken Jacob, in Oslo by Rune Børø.
Usage examples of "bilateral".
Taking the globe as a whole, we see that bilateral symmetry is preserved.
The flatworm is the simplest living multicellular animal to have bilateral symmetry, and its primeval ancestors must have been the first to develop this.
This grand division of living creatures into those with bilateral symmetry and those without is of vital importance.
A creature with bilateral symmetry is usually longest in the direction of the plane of symmetry and tends to progress along that plane.
The fact that we have two eyes is part of our bilateral symmetry, as is the fact that we have two ears, two arms, and two legs.
United States and Russia still exist, and little bilateral effort has been made to reduce these unnecessary weapons, with mandatory verification of such agreements and the dismantling and disposal of decommissioned weapons.
Then I violated the Bilateral Accord by interfering in idomeni affairs.
The next thing to be desired was a bilateral trade treaty, and he was assured that this was in progress.
Mother Maryelle demanded, obviously thinking that this was a matter requiring intricate bilateral parental negotiations.
It is sometimes argued that cuts or lesions in significant parts of the cerebral cortex in humans-as by bilateral prefrontal lobotomy or by an accident-have little effect on behavior.
This would leave us fighting with many, if not all, of our allies and trade partners over actions that would clearly contravene our WTO commitments, important bilateral treaties, and our entire free-trade philosophy.
Radial rather than bilateral symmetry would eliminate the left-hemisphere-right-hemi-sphere separation of the higher creatures on Earth.
She did authorize me to inform you that she is currently suffering an acute condition called a bilateral optic neuritis, which I am treating with intravenous medication.
I favor the idea of a metabolic disturbance, an ionic imbalance in the neurotransmitter, trigammadimethylhitridixalot, resulting in the massive sustained, tetanic, bilateral muscular contractions and flexion that caused Dr.
Rowena Sobczyk was asleep in the bed with both feet bandaged from a bilateral hallux valgus repair.