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being on the outside or further from a center
"spent hours adorning the outer man"; "the outer suburbs"
being on or toward the outside of the body
"the outer ear"
An outer part.
(wholesale trade) the smallest single unit normally sold to retailers, usually equal to one retail display box.
We ordered two cartons with twelve outers in each.
Someone who admits to something publicly.
Someone who outs another.
Farther from the centre of the inside.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
That which is without; opposed to inner.
Etymology: from out.
The kidney is a conglomerated gland only in the outer part: for the inner part, whereof the papillæ are composed, is muscular. Nehemiah Grew, Cosmol. b. i. c. 5.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
owt′ėr, adj. more out or without: external—opp. to Inner.—n. the part of a target outside the rings, a shot striking here.—adj. Out′ermost, most or farthest out: most distant.—Outer bar, the junior barristers who plead outside the bar in court, as distinguished from King's Counsel and others who plead within the bar. [Comp. of out.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'outer' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3940
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'outer' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3421
Rank popularity for the word 'outer' in Adjectives Frequency: #516
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The numerical value of outer in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of outer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of outer in a Sentence
The art deprived of closeness to the world is, in fact, pure, flat, unmanageable, decorative. Totally extraneous because she herself destroyed outer. Empty and indifferent, deprived of destiny, it solves only technical issues.
Whether a man is burdened by power or enjoys power whether he is trapped by responsibility or made free by it whether he is moved by other people and outer forces or moves them -- this is of the essence of leadership.
Brazilian Foreign Minister Carlos Franca:
Look, Alcantara launching site is a real wonder if you need to send a spacecraft to outer space because it's a very efficient location. I mean, you use…less fuel compared to other launching sites, and it's so close to the United States because we are in the same Western Hemisphere that it makes perfect sense if you can join efforts to make it possible.
Interior Department spokeswoman Melissa Schwartz:
Due to lack of industry interest in leasing in the area, Interior Department will not move forward with the proposed Cook Inlet [ Outer Continental Shelf ] oil and gas lease sale 258.
The swelling was so bad, the doctors had to cut away an outer part of my penis so I can urinate. I was put on a catheter, then got an infection, but survived the horror.
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