Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The outer sole of a shoe or boot.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The outside sole of a boot or shoe.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The underside of a shoe, which makes contact with the floor.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the outer sole of a shoe or boot that is the bottom of the shoe and makes contact with the ground

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Examples

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • A gum midsole partners with a dark purple outsole, which is matched by the Swoosh and laces.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Rounding off the gray and white combination is a feather gray outsole which is just what the shoe needed as a finishing touch.

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  • Extra traction based on the thick vulcanized rubber outsole

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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