Meaning of sidebar

side•bar

Pronunciation: (sīd'bär"), [key]
— n.
  1. follow-up (def. 3b).
  2. a typographically distinct section of a page, as in a book or magazine, that amplifies or highlights the main text.
  3. a conference between the judge and lawyers out of the presence of the jury.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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