A person (in property law) has the right to have his land supported at the sides by his neighbor’s land; the principle that an adjoining landowner cannot alter the perimeter of his property in such a manner that his neighbor’s land is adversely affected or weakened.
Lateral-support Sentence Examples
In the case of very tall exposed buildings of small depth, the vertical load on the columns due to wind pressure in the opposite side of the building must be computed and allowed for, and in case the lower columns are without lateral support their bending moment must be sufficient to resist the lateral pressure due to wind and eccentricity of loading.
It is usual to limit the height of sections of columns without lateral support to 30 diameters, and to limit the maximum fibre stress to 12,000 lb per sq.
A wide footprint, a flat sole, and a good lacing system are usually good indications of adequate lateral support.
You want lightweight shoes that have a thin sole, but good support -- especially lateral support -- is incredibly important.