Lateral Roots

Science / Biology / Lateral Roots: Roots extending away from the main (or taproot) root.

Other Words for Roots

Roots Noun Synonyms: origins, heritage, family, lineage, house, antecedents, forefathers, foremothers, descent, genealogy, family tree, forebears, ancestors, predecessors, stock, pedigree, birthplace, motherland, fatherland, native land or country or soil, cradle


Science / Spiders / Prolateral: Projecting from, or on, the side facing forwards. MORE


Science / Spiders / Retrolateral: Projecting from, or on, the side facing backwards. 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

Multilateral Trade Negotiations (MTN)

Business / Agriculture / Multilateral Trade Negotiations (MTN): Negotiations between General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) member nations that are conducted under the auspices of the GATT and that are aimed at reducing tariff and nontariff trade barriers. 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

Lateral Support

Business / Real Estate / Lateral Support: The right to have land supported by the adjoining land or soil beneath. MORE