American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Located in, done in, or suited to the open air: badminton and other outdoor games.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Out of doors; outside of the house; exterior; in the open air: as, outdoor amusements.
- Not cared for within doors or in a particular house (as a poor-house): as, outdoor paupers.
- In Cornish pumping-engines, outward: as, the outdoor stroke of the engine. In the ordinary type of Cornish pumping-engine, the water is forced upward in the lift by the weight of the descending pump-rod; this is the outdoor stroke of the engine. In the indoor stroke the rod is lifted by the pressure of the steam on the piston.
- adj. Situated in, designed to be used in, or carried on in the open air.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Being, or done, in the open air; being or done outside of certain buildings, as poorhouses, hospitals, etc.
- adj. pertaining to or concerning the outdoors or outdoor activities
- adj. located, suited for, or taking place in the open air
“And even if you're not outside, you might be wearing what you call outdoor performance clothes.”
“And so he had grown in the warmth of his parents 'love, trained in what we call outdoor sports, but which are life itself to the Arab, until at fourteen no one could surpass him in running or horsemanship or spear-throwing, whilst with rifle or revolver he could clip the hair off the top of a man's head, the which strenuous accomplishments he balanced in passing his leisure moments in the gentle arts of verse-making and even music, in spite of the latter being condemned by religion; also did he learn to converse in foreign tongues.”
“Purchase a $20 raffle ticket and help get kids re-interested in outdoor recreation and help Trout Unlimited raise a pile of money.”
“Other studies suggest that the very presence of nature helps to ward off feelings of exhaustion and that 90 percent of people report increased energy when placed in outdoor activities.”
“A second test of my new camera (in outdoor conditions!) from the Durham train station this morning.”
“Since I can not understand this attitude I can only assume that these types of guys either grew up not including ladies in outdoor activities or have that always have had issues with showing respect toward women.”
“The BBC wrapped up its "Children of Earth" miniseries last night and posed a fascinating question that has countless implications in outdoor ethics: Which of these contradicting statements is true "An injury to one is an injury to us all" or "The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few" What does everyone think?”
“Well i was just reading in outdoor life i think and it said that you can make a shed trap.”
“Not yet a toddler, he does sometimes slow them down, but his wonderful caregiver suits everyone up in outdoor gear, throws Hank in a backpack carrier, and takes the group (mostly 1. 5-3yrs) into the woods every day.”
“These carabiners were typically sold in outdoor retail stores as accessories and started to get some notice from rock climbers.”
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