the far side


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the far side

1. On the opposite side of something. Put that table on the far side of the room—this area over here is too cramped. She looks so young, I can't believe she's on the far side of 60.
2. The side of the Moon that does not face the Earth. I am currently studying images of the far side of the moon.
See also: far, side
References in classic literature ?
It was long after darkness had fallen, that Tarzan led his companions from their hiding place in the tree to the ground and around the palisade to the far side of the village.
Carefully I picked my way between and over the soldiers until I had gained the rack at the far side of the room.
At last the girl, with a little cry of "stupid," seized De Conde and rushed him to the far side of the room.
From the far side of the house through the closed doors came the sound of difficult passages- twenty times repeated- of a sonata by Dussek.
The Far Side of the Moon is a black-and-white nonfiction graphic novel about astronaut Michael Collins and the historic Apollo 11 moon-landing mission of 1969.
The 6-1 winner touched a high of 60 in running on Betfair when he was taken to race with Graceland on the far side of the track and Hereawi was backed to 1.
The standard includes matrix charts, or wall priority diagrams, to eliminate guesswork regarding where to start measuring: the near side, the far side, or the centerline.
CHINA'S space programme says it plans to attempt the first landing of a lunar probe on the far side of the moon.
The other half, the far side of the moon, is always facing away, according to UPI.
WASHINGTON (CyHAN)- A bright eruption of solar material surges into space as captured by NASA's Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory - Before satellite, which currently has a view of the far side of the sun.
Having raced up the near side for three-quarters of the contest, William Buick's partner (9-1) ended up veering over to the far side to join the other prominent runners.
thus forming the craggy highlands of the far side, but the impact also would have squished magma from the global magma ocean--that still existed beneath the moon's crust--over to the near-side.
Radio, infrared, and other techniques have fleshed out a lot of the picture, but the far side of the Milky Way remains especially poorly known.
Two planetary scientists writing in the current issue of Nature think they have the answer: Once upon a time, the moon had a smaller companion, which collided with it and spread its materials on the far side.
99) provides a fine all-color collection of Argyle Sweater single-panel cartoons, and is a 'must' for any ongoing fan of the panel or for former fans of Gary Larson's classic The Far Side.