American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Located on the outside; external.
- adj. Farther than another from the center or middle.
- adj. Relating to the body or its appearance rather than the mind or spirit.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the outside; that is without or on the outside; external: opposed to inner: as, the outer wall.
- Further removed; being outside with reference to some place or point regarded as inner or internal.
- n. In rifle-practice: The part of a target beyond the circles surrounding the bull's-eye, and thus nearer the outside.
- n. A shot which strikes that part.
- To utter.
- n. In law, dispossession; an ouster.
- n. In electricity, one of the outside wires of a three-wire circuit.
- n. Someone who admits to something publicly.
- n. Someone who outs another.
- n. One who puts out, ousts, or expels.
- n. An ouster; dispossession.
- adj. Outside; external.
- adj. Farther from the centre of the inside.
- n. An outer part.
- n. the smallest single unit normally sold to retailers, usually equal to one retail display box.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Being on the outside; external; farthest or farther from the interior, from a given station, or from any space or position regarded as a center or starting place; -- opposed to
- n. The part of a target which is beyond the circles surrounding the bull's-eye.
- n. A shot which strikes the outer of a target.
- n. rare One who puts out, ousts, or expels; also, an ouster; dispossession.
- adj. located outside
- adj. being on or toward the outside of the body
- adj. being on the outside or further from a center
- out (verb) + -er ("agent suffix") (Wiktionary)
“If a subjective intuition is directly caused by an “outer” object, Bolzano calls it an ˜outer intuition™.”
“The guitar on the songs is what he calls his outer life; his inner life is the philosophy informing them.”
“Most of these riots took place in what we call the outer city ghettos, which are the suburbs that have been built for these people who came in after the Second World War when their parents and grandparents were invited in by France to help with the economy.”
“He was a prisoner in fairyland, and what he called his outer and his inner world were, after all, but different ways of looking at one and the same thing.”
“But I have never seen what you call the outer world," she answered, with a touch of melancholy in her voice.”
“In the charged black hole, what we call the outer event horizon (r+ on the diagram) is the point of no return.”
“Shannon Reeves '(age 11) submission for this month's SciFi Fairy Tales art contest puts Rapunzel in outer space.”
“Josh asked just that, and if Cameron would consider taking his cameras into the final frontier for a narrative feature set in outer space.”
“It was during this timeframe -- the late '90s/early Aughts -- that working in outer space became a consideration.”
“We made really long-distance phone calls to all his friends in outer space.”
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