Definition of 'outwards'
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It is much more complex and if you don't do it there is only one door and that opens outwards. Times, Sunday Times (2017)But from these idiosyncratic beginnings the artists move outwards. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The affliction seemed to spread outwards in a circle. PHYLLOXERA: How Wine was Saved for the World (2004)The hut has a steel frame and shutters that open outwards and upwards to provide shade. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Bring on the day when all these doors can be hinged to open outwards. Times, Sunday Times (2011)When we look outwards we cannot see that we are joined at the trunk. Phoenix From the Flame (1994)It was high time to look outwards. Paul VI - The First Modern Pope (1993)Now they want to move outwards from this local field of conflict and explore the wider parameters of warfare. Times, Sunday Times (2007)British imperial maps showed the great advance of pink colonialism spreading outwards from our tiny islands at the centre. Times, Sunday Times (2008)My head turns sideways; my eyes turned outwards towards the wall. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Points decrease as the rings move outwards, with only one scored if you hit the white. The Sun (2012)The tropical air then spreads outwards until it sinks at about 30 degrees latitude. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Now for the best bit - the coach doors that open outwards. The Sun (2014)From there his quest spread outwards, to the south and to the east. The Crossing-Place (1993)One intriguing feature of the house is the bowed glass in the windows, each pane billowing outwards like a sail. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They are half the size of usual skis, the edges at the end pointing outwards like clowns' feet. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Here we see a pool where the centre ripples outwards, like goodwill, until it reaches walls and arching tree ferns. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They were both too narrow for the doors to open outwards onto them; they only opened inwards, into the room. Times, Sunday Times (2013)First, use a brow brush to coax the ends of your brows upwards and outwards towards your temples, then fill in any gaps with a pencil. The Sun (2013)
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