What is left?

  • (adv): Toward or on the left; also used figuratively.
    Example: "He looked right and left"; "the political party has moved left"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on left:

Yangqin - Construction - Bridges
... From right to left, they are bass bridge, "right bridge", tenor bridge, "left bridge", and the chromatic bridge ... During playing, one is supposed to strike the strings on the left side of the bridges ... are struck on the right, and strings on the "left bridge" can be struck on both sides of the bridge ...
Fetus - Circulatory System - Postnatal Development
... the pulmonary arteries, and less flows through the foramen ovale to the left atrium ... The blood from the lungs travels through the pulmonary veins to the left atrium, increasing the pressure there ... The decreased right atrial pressure and the increased left atrial pressure pushes the septum primum against the septum secundum, closing the foramen ...
Ajax The Lesser - Death
... When the Greeks left without killing Ajax, despite their sacrifices Athena became so angry that she persuaded Zeus to send a storm that sank many of their ships ... When Ajax finally left Troy, Athena hit his ship with a thunderbolt, but Ajax still survived, managing to cling onto a rock ... him that when they drew up their army in battle, they always left one place open for him, believing that, although invisible to them, he was fighting for and among them ...
Lung - Addtional Images
... Lungs Right Lung Right and Left Lung Left Lung Right and Left Lung. ...
Young Left (Sweden)
... Young Left (Ung Vänster) is the youth organization of the Swedish Left Party. ...

More definitions of "left":

  • (noun): The piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's left.
    Synonyms: left field
  • (noun): Location near or direction toward the left side; i.e. the side to the north when a person or object faces east.
    Example: "She stood on the left"
  • (noun): Those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare.
    Synonyms: left wing
  • (adj): Of or belonging to the political or intellectual left.
  • (adj): Intended for the left hand.
    Example: "I rarely lose a left-hand glove"
    Synonyms: left-hand
  • (noun): A turn to the left.
    Example: "Take a left at the corner"
  • (adj): Being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the west when facing north.
    Example: "My left hand"; "left center field"; "the left bank of a river is bank on your left side when you are facing downstream"
  • (noun): The hand that is on the left side of the body.
    Example: "Jab with your left"
    Synonyms: left hand

Famous quotes containing the word left:

    The one nice thing about sports is that they prove men do have emotions and are not afraid to show them.
    Jane O’Reilly, U.S. feminist and humorist. The Girl I Left Behind, ch. 5 (1980)

    ... parables are unnecessary for recognizing the blatant absurdity of everyday life. Reality is lesson enough.
    Jane O’Reilly, U.S. feminist and humorist. The Girl I Left Behind, ch. 2 (1980)

    I know of no more disagreeable situation than to be left feeling generally angry without anybody in particular to be angry at.
    Frank Moore Colby (1865–1925)