outer outer  /ˈaʊ tər/


  1. (adj) being on the outside or further from a center
  2. (adj) located outside
  3. (adj) being on or toward the outside of the body


  1. The lines between the outer rim and the center hole were metal blades.
  2. Laptop makers are planning to design small screens on the outer body so you can read incoming messages or choose music without opening the case.
  3. Below we look at the story of the exploration of space, from Sputnik to the outer reaches of the universe.


  1. NYC distributes first “green” taxi licenses for upper Manhattan and outer-borough pickups

    A beaming Bronx livery driver yesterday became the very first “green” cabby in city history. Wilfredo Reynoso was the first of three drivers to get approval and pay $1,500 for his permit to pick up street hails only in the outer boroughs and upper Manhattan. “He’s really excited...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: New York Post

  2. City leaders want DOT to expand bike share faster to outer boroughs

    Citi Bike may be taking off and attracting thousands of users a day, but outer borough leaders say the city needs to put the pedal to the metal for their neighborhoods.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: amNewYork

  3. Outer loop lanes reopen in Maryland

    Outer loop lanes have reopened near Joint Base Andrews in Maryland.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Washington Post


  1. "The greatest danger will be flooding in low lying areas and on roads, such as Highway 12 on the Outer Banks," said North Carolina Gov. Mike Easley. "The most deaths during tropical storms occur when people drive into flood waters and drown....
    on Sep 8, 2007 By: Mike Easley Source: Forbes

  2. In the radio address, Pelosi said the Democrats' plan "will consider opening portions of the Outer Continental Shelf for drilling, with appropriate safeguards, and without taxpayer subsidies for Big Oil."
    on Aug 16, 2008 By: Nancy Pelosi Source: Politico

  3. "This could be devastating to our state and the Gulf coast," Landrieu said. "But we want to make sure that as outer continental shelf development takes place, it's done in a safe way."
    on Jun 9, 2010 By: Mary Landrieu Source: BusinessWeek

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