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in combination Having sides of a specified number or type.‘narrow, steep-sided canyons’
- ‘In particular they want to speak to the driver of a large articulated lorry which had a curtain-sided trailer with gold writing on it.’
- ‘In the comfy lounge, a 20-sided die rolled silently across a table like a tumbleweed.’
- ‘He presented with a 24 hour history of right-sided chest pain which seemed to be temporally related to a recent bout of coughing.’
- ‘Day two, we walked down the steep-sided Hukere Stream to join up with the Travers River, then on to Lake Head hut.’
- ‘I think that trying to find a major turning point of this rather one-sided affair is hard to come by.’
- ‘Instead of straight-sided walls, the walls curve so the building is wider at the middle than at each end.’
- ‘I woke up at five am with a right-sided headache that throbbed.’
- ‘The valley is quite narrow and steep-sided, so you do not see out, but it's full of interest.’
- ‘Given the known propensities of baggage handlers, a hard-sided case is definitely the way to go.’
- ‘In all but the most one-sided encounters, however, the ascendancy shifts between the teams.’
- ‘It was due to be a triple-sided single with Infa Riot, 4 - Skins and Last Resort.’
- ‘I'm still waiting for three- or more-sided skirmish and multiplayer battles.’
- ‘What was the point of painting such a negative and one - sided picture of them?’
- ‘If you want to lighten up or brighten up one side of a portrait, the white-sided reflector also works well.’
- ‘Having played himself in, however, he began to turn what had been a one-sided game into a real contest.’
- ‘Through the millennia, the Zambezi River has carved its way down through faulted rock to create this sheer-sided gorge.’
- ‘Our English breakfast tea arrived in separate six-sided pots, together with jugs of hot water and fresh milk.’
- ‘Those old oriental boxes, top hats with pigeons and double-sided silk handkerchiefs won't do any more.’
- ‘This made calculus a lot cleaner, and it makes the conceptualization of a circle as an infinite-sided polygon possible.’
- ‘He had originally been referred to a neurologist with left-sided ear pain.’
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