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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Side, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sided; p. pr. & vb. n. Siding.]
 1. To lean on one side. [Obs.]
 2. To embrace the opinions of one party, or engage in its interest, in opposition to another party; to take sides; as, to side with the ministerial party.
    All side in parties, and begin the attack.   --Pope.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sid·ing n.
 1. Attaching one's self to a party.
 2. A side track, as a railroad; a turnout.
 3. Carp. The covering of the outside wall of a frame house, whether made of weatherboards, vertical boarding with cleats, shingles, or the like.
 4. Shipbuilding The thickness of a rib or timber, measured, at right angles with its side, across the curved edge; as, a timber having a siding of ten inches.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a short stretch of railroad track used to store rolling
           stock or enable trains on the same line to pass [syn: railroad
           siding, turnout, sidetrack]
      2: material applied to the outside of a building to make it