initial side


Definition of initial side

: a stationary straight line that contains a point about which another straight line is rotated to form an angle — compare terminal side

Examples of initial side in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Second, although the initial side effects of the vaccine can be rough for people with long COVID symptoms, there are many case reports of the symptoms improving after vaccination. Dr. Keith Roach, oregonlive, 16 July 2021

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First Known Use of initial side

1957, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of initial side was in 1957

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“Initial side.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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