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[out-mohst or, esp. British, -muh st] /ˈaʊtˌmoʊst or, esp. British, -məst/
farthest out; outermost.
Origin of outmost
Middle English word dating back to 1300-50; See origin at out-, -most Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • She felt a cramp around her root That crippled every outmost shoot.

  • Because it is conceived to stand plumbe upon the outmost end of the length.

    The Way To Geometry Peter Ramus
  • Sound of it flies, with a velocity of sound, to the outmost Barriers.

    The French Revolution Thomas Carlyle
  • To it again, after the same manner, making him lap his outmost Leg above a foot over his Inner.

  • He had pushed his way through the crowd and was now standing in its outmost rank directly opposite the platform.

    The Doomsman Van Tassel Sutphen
  • He spake, and hurled at Neoptolemus with nerveless arm a spear that scarce had force to pierce the outmost fold of the targe.

  • And particularly at P, where the outmost violet-making Rays fall alone, the Colour must be the deepest violet.

    Opticks Isaac Newton
  • The outmost Fringe vanish'd first, and the middlemost next, and the innermost last.

    Opticks Isaac Newton
  • To it again, after the same manner, making him lap his outmost Leg above a foot over his inner.

  • As the water climbed to his shoulders Shann put one hand on the outmost log of the raft.

    Storm Over Warlock Andre Norton
British Dictionary definitions for outmost


another word for outermost
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