Lateral Moraine

Science / Geology / Lateral Moraine: A moraine formed along the side of a valley glacier and composed of rock scraped off or fallen from the valley sides.

Medial Moraine

Science / Geology / Medial Moraine: A streak of till in the center of a glacier. These are found downslope from the junction of two glaciers and are a merging of their lateral moraine deposits. 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

Prolateral

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

Moraine

Science / Geology / Moraine: A glacial deposit of till left at the margin of an ice sheet. See specifically by name, ground moraine, longitudinal moraine, medial moraine, and terminal moraine. 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

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