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.

Lateral Hazard

Entertainment / Golf / Lateral Hazard: (also 'lateral water hazard') a water hazard (whether filled with water or not) which is generally adjacent to, or to one side or another of, the line of play (usually marked with red stakes or lines) MORE

Bilateral Contract-Agreement

Business / Real Estate / Bilateral Contract-Agreement: A contract in which each party promises to perform an act in exchange for the other partys promise to perform. The usual real estate contract is an example of a bilateral contract in which the buyer a 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

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

Lateral Pitch

Entertainment / Bowling / Lateral Pitch: Angling of the thumbhole and/or finger holes to the left or the right. Used to assist in the exit timing of the ball (i.e. how fast or easily it comes off your hand); improper lateral pitch can cause MORE

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

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