American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The outer sole of a shoe or boot.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The outer sole of a boot or shoe, which bears upon the ground when in use. Between the in-sole and the out-sole the margin of the upper is fitted and attached to both these soles by stitching or pegging.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The outside sole of a boot or shoe.
- n. the outer sole of a shoe or boot that is the bottom of the shoe and makes contact with the ground
“A gum midsole partners with a dark purple outsole, which is matched by the Swoosh and laces.”
“The uppers feature breathable, quick drying leather and mess stitched directly to the midsole, and the outsole is a non-marking "Omni-Grip" rubber compound with traction control to prevent slipping on slick surfaces.”
“Rounding off the gray and white combination is a feather gray outsole which is just what the shoe needed as a finishing touch.”
“Extra traction based on the thick vulcanized rubber outsole”
“The Garneau X300 Mountain Bike Shoes feature a carbon-fiber outsole to provide extra power in your pedal stroke, but are flexible enough for walking.”
“But me, I never met a polyurethane outsole I couldn't love and take home.”
“Because in the fashion industry color serves ornamental and aesthetic functions vital to robust competition, the court finds that Louboutin is unlikely to be able to prove that its red outsole brand is entitled to trademark protection," the judge wrote in his opinion.”
“They all feature injection molded outsole lugs, carbon sole plates, scuff-guard armored and more supportive upper material.”
“For example, she can enter different sizes for each foot many people have slight variations in the sizes of their feet and choose colors for some nine components of the shoe: base, tip, heel, swoosh, tongue-top, lining, lace, sidewall, and outsole.”
“The top of the tongue also features a large skull while the translucent outsole reveals an up close view of one.”
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