Sideswipe

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Sideswipe Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • strike from the side

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a glancing blow from or on the side of something (especially motor vehicles)

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Sideswipe'


  • Sideswipe: Sideswipe may also refer to: Sideswipe (trick), a tricking move. Sideswipe (Transformers), a character from the Transformers franchise ...
  • Sideswipe (Transformers): Sideswipe is the name of several characters in the Transformers universes . Because of trademark restrictions, toys of the character are ...
  • Sideswipe (trick): The Sideswipe is a more advanced tricking move and is sometimes called a "slant 540" or a "540 slant". While the concept is very similar ...
  • Sideswipe (Gladiators): Sideswipe is an event played in the 2008 American revival of the television series Gladiators . In this event, a contender must cross ...

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Sideswipe Sample Sentences in News


  • CN, Via trains sideswipe
    Local residents were surprised, curious and relieved to hear no serious injuries resulted from a collision between a CN freight train and Via Rail passenger train near the Cliff Road crossing west here, just after 2 p.m. on Friday. Read more on this news related to 'Sideswipe'
  • Satirical sideswipe at prison book ban
    Newprisons minister Andrew Selous has only been in the post for a fortnight but already he’s being skewered by that most English weapon of choice — the merciless satirical attack. Read more on this news related to 'Sideswipe'
  • N. Carolina shrugs off hurricane Arthur; storm may glance off Cape Cod
    Hurricane Arthur made landfall near Beaufort, N.C., late Thursday, as a Category 2 storm. It has now weakened to a Category 1 and has veered out over the Atlantic, possibly to sideswipe Cape Cod. Read more on this news related to 'Sideswipe'

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