outermost outermost  /ˈaʊ tər ˌmoʊst/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) situated at the farthest possible point from a center

Usage(s):

  1. The outermost was open to curious Gentiles.
  2. It is here, as well as in two outermost rooms, that the artifacts were discovered-most of them broken.
  3. The active ingredient, dihydroxyacetone, affects only the outermost layer of skin and fades with exfoliation.

News

  1. NASA probe finds new zone at doorstep to interstellar space

    By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - Reports last summer than NASA's long-lived Voyager 1 space probe had finally left the solar system turned out to be a bit premature, scientists said on Thursday. Rather, the spacecraft, which was launched in 1977 for a five-year mission to study Jupiter and Saturn, has found itself in a previously unknown region between the outermost part of the ...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Jets of molten rock push Earth's tectonic plates

    Giant fountains of hot rock under central Africa and the central Pacific that have apparently remained stationary for at least 250 million years are helping drive the movements of the massive tectonic plates making up Earth's surface, researchers say.Below the rocky layer that makes up Earth's outermost skin, known as the lithosphere, is the searing hot rock of the mantle layer. The way this ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

Quotes

  1. "Voyager 2 continues its journey of discovery, crossing the termination shock multiple times as it entered the outermost layer of the giant heliospheric bubble surrounding the sun and joined Voyager 1 in the last leg of the race to interstellar...
    on Dec 10, 2007 By: Ed Stone Source: NASA

  2. Dr. Marcy said, "All bets are off on what evolutionary biology would be like on one of these moons.The astronomers said they were also intrigued by the large gap - a band about 450 million miles across - between the new planet and the outermost one,...
    on Nov 7, 2007 By: Geoffrey Marcy Source: New York Times

  3. "As outermost regions recognised by the EC Treaty, the French overseas departments face specific handicaps. The commission has verified that the ten aid schemes will contribute to regional development and are proportionate to the additional costs...
    on Jul 18, 2007 By: Neelie Kroes Source: ForexTV.com

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