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side-on

[sahyd-on, -awn] /ˈsaɪdˈɒn, -ˈɔn/
adjective
1.
(of two objects) meeting with the sides foremost.
adverb
2.
with the side or sides foremost, especially in a collision:
The other car struck me side-on.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
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