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 However, new users may want to wait to get vaccines until any initial side effects of the drug have subsided. Rachel Murphy, Verywell Health, 3 Nov. 2023 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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Word History

First Known Use

1957, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of initial side was in 1957

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“Initial side.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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