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farthermost, farthest, furthermost, furthest, utmost, uttermostadverb
(comparatives of `far') most remote in space or time or order
"had traveled to the farthest frontier"; "don't go beyond the farthermost (or furthermost) tree"; "explored the furthest reaches of space"; "the utmost tip of the peninsula"
to the greatest distance in space or time (`farthest' is used more often than `furthest' in this physical sense)
"see who could jump the farthest"; "chose the farthest seat from the door"; "he swam the furthest"
to the greatest degree or extent or most advanced stage (`furthest' is used more often than `farthest' in this abstract sense)
"went the furthest of all the children in her education"; "furthest removed from reality"; "she goes farthest in helping us"
To the greatest degree or extent, or to the most distant point in time or space.
Most distant in time, space or degree.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Most distant; remotest.
Yet it must be withal considered, that the greatest part of the world are they which be farthest from perfection. Richard Hooker.
Farthest refers to the greatest distance away from a certain point or place; at the most extreme point or limit; the most extended or advanced in terms of space, time, or degree.
most distant or remote; as, the farthest degree. See Furthest
at or to the greatest distance. See Furthest
Etymology: [See Farther and cf. Furthest]
The numerical value of farthest in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of farthest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Men, like bullets, go farthest when they are smoothest.
Of all the music that reached farthest into heaven, it is the beating of a loving heart.
MU69 is Ultima Thule, our spacecraft is heading beyond the limits of the known worlds, to what will be this mission's next achievement. Since this will be the farthest exploration of any object in space in history, I like to call our flyby target Ultima, for short, symbolizing this ultimate exploration by NASA and our team.
Happiness comes only when we push our brains and hearts to the farthest reaches of which we are capable.
I suspect this newly discovered object 2020 SO to be an old rocket booster because it is following an orbit about the Sun that is extremely similar to Earth's, nearly circular, in the same plane, and only slightly farther away the Sun at its farthest point, that's precisely the kind of orbit that a rocket stage separated from a lunar mission would follow, once it passes by the Moon and escapes into orbit about the Sun. It's unlikely that an asteroid could have evolved into an orbit like this, but not impossible.
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