What is outer?

  • (adj): Being on or toward the outside of the body.
    Example: "The outer ear"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on outer:

Inner/outer Directions
... Inner/outer directions are labels that identify the direction of travel on opposing lanes of traffic on certain ring roads and beltways ... Variations of the labels include "inner loop"/"outer loop", "inner beltline"/"outer beltline", "inner ring"/"outer ring", "inner rail"/"outer rail", and "inner. 277 in Charlotte, North Carolina became the first non-contiguous loop route to utilize inner/outer directional signage ...
Mercury-vapor Lamp - Ultraviolet Hazards
... Usually, the borosilicate glass outer bulb of the lamp performs this function but special care must be taken if the lamp is installed in a situation where this outer envelope can become damaged ... in locations like gyms, the fixture should contain a strong outer guard or an outer lens to protect the lamp's outer bulb ... "safety" lamps are made that will deliberately burn out if the outer glass is broken ...
Wolf 359 (The Outer Limits)
... List of The Outer Limits episodes "Wolf 359" is an episode of the original The Outer Limits television show ...
Long Track Speed Skating - Racing
... The colours are white for inner lane and red for outer lane ... time, the person currently in the inner lane will have to let the outer lane pass in front of him ... This usually does not cause any problems, as the person in the outer lane will generally move much faster than the person in the inner lane ...
Maryland Route 200 - History - Washington Outer Beltway
... The ICC can be traced to plans developed in the 1950s for an Outer Beltway ... The original Outer Beltway had been planned to pass south of the corporate limits of Rockville ... the Potomac River, the new route was motivated in part by a desire to re-route an Outer Beltway crossing of the Potomac River upstream from the area of River Bend to Watkins Island ...

More definitions of "outer":

  • (adj): Located outside.
    Example: "Outer reality"
  • (adj): Being on the outside or further from a center.
    Example: "Spent hours adorning the outer man"; "the outer suburbs"

Famous quotes containing the word outer:

    No one knows better than children how much they need the authority that protects, that sets the outer limits of behavior with known and prescribed consequences. As one little boy expressed it to his mother, “You care what I do.”
    Leontine Young (20th century)

    The Dada object reflected an ironic posture before the consecrated forms of art. The surrealist object differs significantly in this respect. It stands for a mysterious relationship with the outer world established by man’s sensibility in a way that involves concrete forms in projecting the artist’s inner model.
    —J.H. Matthews. “Object Lessons,” The Imagery of Surrealism, Syracuse University Press (1977)

    The heartless and enormous Outer Black ...
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)