outward


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Outward \Out"ward\, Outwards \Out"wards\, adv. [AS. [=u]teweard.
   See Out, and -ward, -wards.]
   From the interior part; in a direction from the interior
   toward the exterior; out; to the outside; beyond; off; away;
   as, a ship bound outward.
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         The wrong side may be turned outward.    --Shak.
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         Light falling on them is not reflected outwards. --Sir
                                                  I. Newton.
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   Outward bound, bound in an outward direction or to foreign
      parts; -- said especially of vessels, and opposed to
      homeward bound.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Outward \Out"ward\, a.
   1. Forming the superficial part; external; exterior; --
      opposed to inward; as, an outward garment or layer.
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            Though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is
            renewed day by day.                   --Cor. iv. 16.
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   2. Of or pertaining to the outer surface or to what is
      external; manifest; public. "Sins outward." --Chaucer.
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            An outward honor for an inward toil.  --Shak.
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   3. Foreign; not civil or intestine; as, an outward war.
      [Obs.] --Hayward.
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   4. Tending to the exterior or outside.
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            The fire will force its outward way.  --Dryden.
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      n.
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   Outward stroke. (Steam Engine) See under Stroke.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Outward \Out"ward\, n.
   External form; exterior. [R.]
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         So fair an outward and such stuff within. --Shak.
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