outer

  • 1 down-and-outer — {n. phr.} A person who has lost everything and is penniless. * /Joe goes from shelter to shelter asking for food and a place to sleep; he s become a regular down and outer./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 2 outer space — {n.} What is outside of the earth s air. * /An astronaut cannot live without oxygen when he goes into outer space./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 3 down-and-outer — {n. phr.} A person who has lost everything and is penniless. * /Joe goes from shelter to shelter asking for food and a place to sleep; he s become a regular down and outer./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 4 outer space — {n.} What is outside of the earth s air. * /An astronaut cannot live without oxygen when he goes into outer space./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 5 Come-outer — Come out er, n. One who comes out or withdraws from a religious or other organization; a radical reformer. [Colloq. U. S.] [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Outer — Out er, n. (a) The part of a target which is beyond the circles surrounding the bull s eye. (b) A shot which strikes the outer of a target. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Outer — Out er, n. [From {Out}, v.] One who puts out, ousts, or expels; also, an ouster; dispossession. [R.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 Outer — Out er (out [ e]r), a. [Compar. of {Out}.] [AS. [=u]tor, compar. of [=u]t, adv., out. See {Out}, {Utter}, a.] Being on the outside; external; farthest or farther from the interior, from a given station, or from any space or position regarded as a …

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  • 9 Outer bar — Outer Out er (out [ e]r), a. [Compar. of {Out}.] [AS. [=u]tor, compar. of [=u]t, adv., out. See {Out}, {Utter}, a.] Being on the outside; external; farthest or farther from the interior, from a given station, or from any space or position… …

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  • 10 outer quarter — Yardarm Yard arm , n. 1. (Naut.) Either half of a square rigged vessel s yard[6], from the center or mast to the end. [1913 Webster] Note: Ships are said to be yardarm and yardarm when so near as to touch, or interlock yards. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

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  • 11 outer space — Space Space (sp[=a]s), n. [OE. space, F. espace, from L. spatium space; cf. Gr. spa^n to draw, to tear; perh. akin to E. span. Cf. {Expatiate}.] 1. Extension, considered independently of anything which it may contain; that which makes extended… …

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  • 12 irregular outer edge — In land mine warfare, short mine rows or strips laid in an irregular manner in front of a minefield facing the enemy to deceive the enemy as to the type or extent of the minefield. Generally, the irregular outer edge will only be used in… …

    Military dictionary

  • 13 outer landing ship areas — In amphibious operations, areas to which landing ships proceed initially after their arrival in the objective area. They are usually located on the flanks of the outer transport areas …

    Military dictionary

  • 14 outer — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from 4out + 1 er Date: 13th century 1. existing independent of mind ; objective 2. a. situated farther out < the outer limits > b. being away from a center c. situat …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 outer ear — noun Date: 1701 the outer visible portion of the ear that collects and directs sound waves toward the tympanic membrane by way of a canal which extends inward through the temporal bone …

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  • 16 Outer Mongolia — geographical name see Mongolia 2 • Outer Mongolian adjective or noun …

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  • 17 Outer Mongolian — adjective or noun see Outer Mongolia …

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  • 18 Outer Hebrides — Eilean Siar and Western Isles redirect here. The term Na h Eileanan Siar (Western Isles), which redirects here, can also refer to the whole of the Hebrides. For the Scottish Parliament constituency, see Western Isles (Scottish Parliament… …

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  • 19 Outer ear — External and middle ear, opened from the front. Right side. The auricula. Lateral surface …

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  • 20 The Outer Limits — or Outer Limits may refer to: The Outer Limits (1963 TV series), a black and white science fiction series that aired from 1963 to 1965 The Outer Limits (1995 TV series), a revival of the older series that aired from 1995 to 2002 Outer Limits… …

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