Definition of 'outer'
Example sentences containing 'outer'
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Light pink inner petals contrast nicely with the darker pink outer edges. Times, Sunday Times (2016)All athletes push their bodies to outer limits. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Made with rice grains from which more than 40 per cent of the outer layer has been removed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The thick, dry, dead outer layer of skin cells build up the more we use our feet and the older we get. The Sun (2016)Trim off enough to get rid of the tough outer layer. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You probably have a slightly harder outer shell due to what you have experienced. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Join front and back covers round outer edge with right sides facing. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)So could we be more helpful with the outer reaches of cookery trends? Times, Sunday Times (2015)Take the line up into a light flick at the outer edge. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Use medium to dark shadow at the outer corners. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This shrub has clusters of white flowers with an outer ring and an inner ring. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It usually settles simply by drying the outer ear carefully after it has been wet. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They work by stripping away the outer layer of oil on the skin. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We are obsessed with shallow outer shells. The Sun (2013)But this year there is a definite skew towards the outer reaches of guitar music. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Take the dark aubergine colour along the outer edge of the bottom lash line and blend. The Sun (2014)Pay special attention to the inner and outer corners of the eye so the blending becomes invisible. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They were an orange flame colour with an outer ring that glowed. The Sun (2009)It tears away some of the outer layers of skin cells too. The Sun (2013)Unusually long strands of carbon fibre from the outer shell trailed down from the hull. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Sound is picked up by a microphone worn on the outer ear and sent to a sound processor. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Neptune appears to have formed closer to the sun and has been thrown out to the outer reaches of the solar system. The Sun (2010)But there's no escaping that she works on the medical and moral outer limits. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I had stumbled upon the outer limits of godly worship. In God's Country: travels in the Bible belt, USA. (1989)
Trends of 'outer'
Very Common. outer is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'outer'
British English: outer ADJECTIVE
The outer parts of something are the parts which contain or enclose the other parts, and which are furthest from the centre.
He heard a voice in the outer room.
Definition of outer from the Collins English Dictionary
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