far side


Definition of far side

1 : the farther side the far side of the lake
2 or farside \ ˈfär-​ˌsīd How to pronounce farside (audio) \ : the side of the moon away from the earth the lunar farside
on the far side of
: beyond just on the far side of 40

Examples of far side in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The same can’t be said of towns on the far side of Jordanelle Reservoir. Sara Clemence, WSJ, "Lake Homes That Give ‘Après Ski’ New Meaning," 30 Sep. 2020 For years, the hospital's helipad was located on the far side of the hospital campus near the Mississippi River and the Henry Clay Avenue Wharf. Emily Woodruff, NOLA.com, "How a legal fight is brewing between Children's Hospital and unhappy neighbors over a new helipad," 16 Sep. 2020 Moore agreed, and in his first few weeks the student sat quietly on the far side of the room. Kristina Rizga, The Atlantic, "What Is Good Teaching?," 16 Sep. 2020 Sandwiched between the other two on the calendar, and logistically inconvenient and expensive on the far side of the continent, the rescheduled L.A. show could find itself on the outside looking in. Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press, "L.A. auto show move ‘a declaration of war’ on shows in Detroit, New York," 11 Sep. 2020 Located in the Fairfield neighborhood near Starcrest Drive and Loop 410, the oval of land measures maybe 80 feet by 20 feet and sits in the middle of a small cul-de-sac off Highcliff Drive on the far side of the neighborhood. Richard A. Marini, ExpressNews.com, "Neighborhood volunteers create pocket park from eyesore in Fairfield near Starcrest and Loop 410 in San Antonio," 9 Sep. 2020 There’s a 22-by-65-foot painting on the far side of Hometown Center, facing Clearview Avenue, that depicts a Texas scene. Robert Avery, Houston Chronicle, "Around Friendswood: FISD embarks on unique school year," 4 Sep. 2020 Highway 87 runs along the coastline of the Bolivar Peninsula on the far side of Galveston Bay, tucked against the Gulf of Mexico. Michael Ruiz, Fox News, "Hurricane Laura scatters rocks across coastal Texas highway: See the video," 28 Aug. 2020 Something as simple as where people put the dead—beneath the floors of their houses, in a cemetery in the middle of town, or in a necropolis on the far side of a river—can offer big clues about how the living viewed their relationship with the dead. Kiona N. Smith, Ars Technica, "This 9,000-year-old skeleton is the oldest cremation in the Near East," 17 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of far side

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Far side.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/far%20side. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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