Off side

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Off side out of play; -- said when a player has got in front of the ball in a scrimmage, or when the ball has been last touched by one of his own side behind him.
    • Off side (Cricket) The right hand side in driving; the farther side.
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Quotations

  • O. Henry
    O. Henry
    “What else can you expect from a town that's shut off from the world by the ocean on one side and New Jersey on the other?”
  • Jim Rohn
    Jim%20Rohn
    “It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions.”

Usage

In literature:

Nell Gwynne was born in Coal Yard, which opens off on the east side.
"The Strand District" by Sir Walter Besant
There was a long hall from which led off ten doors, five on either side.
"The Ranger Boys and the Border Smugglers" by Claude A. Labelle
Here I lay, with my feet dangling down off the side, about as uncomfortable as a doll could be.
"Little Folks" by Various
Miela and Anina flew up over our heads, and, side by side, Mercer and I started off.
"The Fire People" by Ray Cummings
What the at first puzzled and then thunderstruck operator at Watson Siding read off his instrument ran very differently.
"The Young Railroaders" by Francis Lovell Coombs
The man's tracks were visible, leading off towards the side trail.
"The Woman from Outside" by Hulbert Footner
Once he looked towards the fields on either side of the road, as if thinking to turn off.
"Dave Porter and His Rivals" by Edward Stratemeyer
To be reliable, it should do this, whether the lady falls on the near side, or on the off side.
"The Horsewoman" by Alice M. Hayes
The women folks takes his side right off.
"Odd Numbers" by Sewell Ford
The ends of the cords should next be cut off to within about two inches of the book on each side, and the free portions frayed out.
"Bookbinding, and the Care of Books" by Douglas Cockerell
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In poetry:

Unharmed from change to change we glide,
We fall as in our dreams;
The far-off terror at our side
A smiling angel seems.
"The Old Burying-Ground" by John Greenleaf Whittier
I never hoped that, this side far-off Heaven,
These three,--whom all exalted souls pursue,--
I e'er should see; until to me 't was given,
Lady, to meet the three, made one, in you.
"Lines" by Madison Julius Cawein
When that strange flame went up the mountain side,
Were your forsaken lips so burned with gold
That the creatures of the wild stood off and cried,
And in your breast no blossom dared unfold?
"Annunciation" by Muriel Stuart
Unregarded the boat, for none care from their post
To steal off while the Prince is beside them,
All, all, side by side with his comrades to share
Till the death-plunge at last shall divide them.
"The Wreck Of The Admiral" by Francis Turner Palgrave
And I took off my cap by the dingy wharf-side
To the grace and the glory, the strength and the pride,
That all were her portion who once had the name
In a day that's gone by, of a clipper of fame.
"The Ould Has-Been" by Cicely Fox Smith
There was some of them fellers set off to one side.
In fact I can’t tell how a cow boy did ride.
When I figger it out, there is only one guess.
They rode like they thought they could do it the best.
"How a Cow Puncher Rode" by Bruce Kiskaddon

In news:

Just after 10 this morning a white pickup truck rolled over on its side, off Highway 101 and through the fence near Milpas Street.
Super Cute Porkers Show Off Their Best Sides.
Burglars drove a forklift through the side of a general store building on Christmas Day, making off with beer.
If a tree crushed your car or fell on your home, or if your roof or siding blew off, fixing the damage obviously will be a priority.
Dwight Howard shows off his silly side in a new Foot Locker/Adidas advertisement as an off-the-court " Ghost Hunter.".
The man veered off Highway 6 causing his tractor-trailer to overturn onto its side.
Show off at Side Bar, 207, Fluxx and SantaCon.
The hobo who had been squatting in "Today" show co-host Ann Curry's empty Upper West Side townhouse on and off for the past year briefly returned yesterday.
Police arrested Joshua Noel after the homeowner chased off him on the 2000 block of Highlandtown Drive on the west side of Columbus near Hilliard.
The Milford woman's vehicle rolled off the side of the road near mile-marker 34 on Route 78 in Bernards, police said.
The cruiser ended up off of the road, about 20 feet from a utility pole with heavy damage to the passenger side of the vehicle.
Doors guitarist Robby Krieger kicks off a brief tour with his Robby Krieger's Jazz Kitchen side project on Wednesday in Montreal.
The iconic Seattle label shows off their loud side.
Police in Vermont are seeking the public's help in identifying a driver who struck a man while he was putting gas in his car on the side of the road and then took off without stopping.
A driver drove off the side of Sheban Drive near Shields Road and got their vehicle stuck in a ditch.
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In science:

To complete the proof, note that both sides of (9.18) are continuous off a closed set of measure 0, namely, the set where a branch point pro jects to an edge of a cylinder (in a cylinder decomposition containing a cylinder of height at most ǫ).
Unipotent flows on the space of branched covers of Veech surfaces
PSF is dominated by alignment effects and will not be affected by this small off-axis deviation. A side benefit of separated high and low energy response is a doubling of the maximum mission count rate.
The Extreme Physics Explorer
This is because the field of the E+ endfire mode initially is too weak to induce appreciable population of the (2, 0) or other off-diagonal side modes (compare with discussion in Sec. V.A of ).
Sequential superradiant scattering from atomic Bose-Einstein condensates
Figure 3 shows away-side pro jections of on-diagonal strips to (∆φaT +∆φbT )/2− π and off-diagonal strips to (∆φaT − ∆φbT )/2.
Three Particle Correlations from STAR
The fitted angle of the side peaks in the off-diagonal pro jection is about 1.45 radians.
Three Particle Correlations from STAR
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