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Lateral

A transfer to another department or division without a promotion or increase in responsibility. A lateral may not come with a raise or bonus, and the term implies that it may not be desirable.
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Due to the kinematics of the vehicle, the lateral deviation of the rear-mounted boom was slightly less.
Anteroposterior radiographs may help to determine if lateral deviation of the styloid is present.
Yaw plane signs include: horizontal nystagmus, past-pointing, rotational imbalance of the body, and lateral deviation of perceived straight-ahead position.

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