There are 2 definitions of sidewinder in English:

sidewinder1

Line breaks: side|wind¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈsʌɪdˌwʌɪndə
 
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noun

  • A pale-coloured, nocturnal, burrowing rattlesnake that moves sideways over sand by throwing its body into S-shaped curves. It is found in the deserts of North America.
    • Crotalus cerastes, family Viperidae
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    • He doesn't seem to be describing just any kind of slithering, but something akin to the movement of the sidewinder.
    • Sidewinders use quick motions to wiggle into the sand to bury the greater part of their body.
    • The Sidewinder will usually only have the eyes and nostrils visible once buried in the sand.

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There are 2 definitions of sidewinder in English:

sidewinder2

Line breaks: side|wind¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈsʌɪdˌwɪndə
 
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noun

North American
  • A heavy blow with the fist delivered from or on the side.

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