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Meaning of "sidewinder" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SIDEWINDER

sidewinder  [ˈsaɪdˌwaɪndə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SIDEWINDER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sidewinder is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SIDEWINDER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Sidewinder

Sidewinder may refer to: ▪ Crotalus cerastes, a venomous pit-viper species found in the southwestern United States ▪ Bitis peringueyi, a venomous adder species found in Namibia and southern Angola...

Definition of sidewinder in the English dictionary

The first definition of sidewinder in the dictionary is a North American rattlesnake, Crotalus cerastes, that moves forwards by a sideways looping motion. Other definition of sidewinder is a heavy swinging blow from the side. Sidewinder is also a US air-to-air missile using infrared homing aids in seeking its target.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SIDEWINDER


autowinder
ˈɔːtəʊˌwaɪndə
binder
ˈbaɪndə
blinder
ˈblaɪndə
bookbinder
ˈbʊkˌbaɪndə
fault-finder
ˈfɔːltˌfaɪndə
finder
ˈfaɪndə
grinder
ˈɡraɪndə
highbinder
ˈhaɪˌbaɪndə
kinda
ˈkaɪndə
minder
ˈmaɪndə
netminder
ˈnɛtˌmaɪndə
pathfinder
ˈpɑːθˌfaɪndə
rangefinder
ˈreɪndʒˌfaɪndə
reminder
rɪˈmaɪndə
rewinder
riːˈwaɪndə
spellbinder
ˈspɛlˌbaɪndə
unwinder
ʌnˈwaɪndə
viewfinder
ˈvjuːˌfaɪndə
waterfinder
ˈwɔːtəˌfaɪndə
winder
ˈwaɪndə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SIDEWINDER

sidesplittingly
sidestep
sidestepped
sidestepper
sidestepping
sidestream smoke
sidestroke
sideswipe
sideswiper
sidetable
sidetrack
sidewalk
sidewalk artist
sidewall
sideward
sidewards
sideways
sidewheel
sidewheeler
sidewise

WORDS THAT END LIKE SIDEWINDER

Alexander
angle grinder
child minder
childminder
cinder
coffee grinder
cylinder
gas cylinder
hinder
kinder
master cylinder
organ-grinder
oxygen cylinder
pinder
remainder
ring binder
six-cylinder
slave cylinder
tinder
two-cylinder
window winder

Synonyms and antonyms of sidewinder in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sidewinder» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SIDEWINDER

Find out the translation of sidewinder to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sidewinder from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sidewinder» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

响尾蛇
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sidewinder
570 millions of speakers

English

sidewinder
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पहलू की चोट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سايد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Sidewinder
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sidewinder
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Sidewinder
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Sidewinder
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sidewinder
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Sidewinder
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

サイドワインダー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

사이드 와인 더
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sidewinder
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Sidewinder
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Sidewinder
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

साइडवाइंडर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çıngıraklı yılan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

crotalo cerastre
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

SideWinder
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Sidewinder
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Sidewinder
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

sidewinder
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Side
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sidewinder
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sidewinder
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sidewinder

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SIDEWINDER»

The term «sidewinder» is quite widely used and occupies the 34.486 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SIDEWINDER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sidewinder

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SIDEWINDER»

Discover the use of sidewinder in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sidewinder and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Sidewinder: Creative Missile Development at China Lake
Designated the AIM—9X, it is to be (once again) the last Sidewinder. Hughes Aircraft beat Raytheon for the navy's $169 million contract to develop the AIM-9X. Shortly after that, Raytheon bought Hughes. China Lake was a contender for the  ...
Ron Westrum, 2013
2
Sidewinder
Catalog published in an art exhibition organized by CIMA, Kolkata; includes short biographical pieces and reproductions of paintings of participating painters.
Gerard Hemsworth, 2002
3
Vascular Surgery
Selective Catheters These are shaped catheters that have directional properties that aid selective catheterization of side branch vessels. Some, such as the Multipurpose, Cobra, Berenstein, and Sidewinder catheters, can be used for a variety ...
Alun H Davies, Colleen M. Brophy, 2005
4
Collecting Case Knives: Identification and Price Guide
The basic pattern: The Sidewinder is alarge Case locking blade folding knife that was designed with an unusual “side lock” locking mechanism and introduced in 1980. Both the handle pattern and the shape of the blade are quite unusual.
Steve Pfeiffer, 2009
5
A Desert Food Chain
The sidewinder moves across the desert sand in a sideways motion by applying a downward force in which only two parts of its body touch the sand. lt is able to skip across the sand at speeds of three feet (91 cm) per second when in pursuit of ...
Angelique D. Tarbox, 2009
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New York Magazine
"Sidewinder. proves. a. dramatic. stumbling. block,. but. no. failure. of. the. imagination. Shepard's. promise. flickers. a. little. more. brightly." Galleries & Museums /John Gruen SOLID GEOMETRY. The American drama lives, to the extent that it ...
7
Sidewinder
Lisette, a British agent sent to the Lebanon to extricate an American hostage, disappears without trace, leaving behind a husband and a young son, Robert. Ten years later, Robert tracks down her betrayer, intent on revenge.
Jane Morell, 1999
8
New Weapons, Old Politics: America's Military Procurement Muddle
The Potential of Product Improvements The Sidewinder, or AIM-9, heat-seeking air-to-air missile is an example. Sidewinder is today the darling of nearly all parties to the acquisition debate. Military reformers point to it as a prime example of ...
Thomas L. McNaugher
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A Field Guide to Venomous Animals and Poisonous Plants, ...
RATTLESNAKES: SIDEWINDERS AND TIMBER RATTLESNAKE MOJAVE DESERT SIDEWINDER Crotalus cerastes cerastes p. 16 The sideways locomotion of Sidewinder rattlesnakes, which reduces the contact between the snake's body ...
Steven Foster, Roger A. Caras, 1998
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Geologic Evolution of the Mojave Desert and Southwestern ...
C EXPLANATION lower part of Sidewinder Volcanic Series Jsl2: crystal-rich ignimbrite Jsl1 : crystal-poor ignimbrite Jsla: andesite lava and hypabyssal intrusions pis: litrvc lapilli tuff fvs cs svs sqs sqs fvs cs fvlcg fvcg transitional sequence sqs: ...
Allen F. Glazner, J. Douglas Walker, John M. Bartley, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SIDEWINDER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sidewinder is used in the context of the following news items.
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New AIM-9X Sidewinder missile completes Operational Test and …
"The AIM-9X Sidewinder Block II builds upon the proven reliability of Block I with significant advancements that improve handling, loading, in-flight safety and ... «PR Newswire, Jun 15»
2
US to sell AIM 9X Block II Sidewinder missiles to Norway
The US State Department has approved a possible foreign military sale (FMS) to Norway for AIM 9X Block II Sidewinder missiles and associated equipment, ... «Airforce Technology, May 15»
3
F-22 notches first guided AIM-9X Sidewinder firing
The US Air Force's (USAF's) F-22 Raptor combat aircraft has fired a guided Raytheon AIM-9X Sidewinder air-to-air missile for the first time, the USAF announced ... «IHS Jane's 360, May 15»
4
US approves sale of AIM-9X-2 Sidewinder missiles to Indonesia
The AIM-9X Sidewinder mounted on a combat aircraft. The US has approved the possible sale of AIM-9X-2 Sidewinder missiles to Indonesia. Source: Raytheon. «IHS Jane's 360, May 15»
5
Snake robots learn to turn by following the lead of real sidewinders
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University who develop snake-like robots have picked up a few tricks from real sidewinder rattlesnakes on how to make rapid ... «Phys.Org, Mar 15»
6
Gray Design Sidewinder is a 600-hp big-block sand blaster [w/video]
It's called the Sidewinder, and it's the work of one of our favorite independent daydreamers – Eduard Gray of Gray Design. It looks something like a Local Motors ... «Autoblog, Dec 14»
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Gray Design Sidewinder envisioned as a high-end dune buggy [video]
If there will ever be a zombie apocalypse, the Sidewinder might just be the best machine to escape as it can go on virtually any type of terrain at considerable ... «WorldCarFans.com, Dec 14»
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Michael “Bono” Buono, longtime Sidewinder sidekick, succumbs to …
“It was a very peaceful passing,” said Wendy Veasy, former Sidewinder singer and one of Buono's caregivers. “He'd been diagnosed last January and put up a ... «News & Observer, Nov 14»
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Sidewinder Strengthens Senior Management with Two Promotions
HOUSTON, Nov. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sidewinder Drilling Inc. ("Sidewinder" or the "Company") announced today the promotion of J. Anthony Gallegos to ... «PR Newswire, Nov 14»
10
Move Over Rover: Snakebot Slithers Like a Sidewinder [Video]
SAND COMMAND: Sidewinder rattlesnakes cross sandy slopes by increasing the amount of body area in contact with the granular surfaces they're traversing. «Scientific American, Oct 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Sidewinder [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sidewinder>. Mar 2020 ».
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