located on the exterior of a hull or aircraft.
located farther from the center, as of an aircraft: the outboard end of a wing.
outside or away from the center of a hull, aircraft, machine, etc.: The sail swung outboard.: Compare inboard.
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How to use outboard in a sentence
The unit also includes its own dedicated line returns for inline interfacing with outboard gear line compressors and equalizers.The best audio interfaces get your gear and creativity in sync | Jay Cabrera | September 14, 2021 | Popular-Science
So Isaac hunted up a belt made of pieces of cork and then was ordered to lash one of the sweeps so that it stuck well outboard.The Adventures of Harry Revel | Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
A chicken coop wallowed by as the boy struggled with the knot of the painter which held the outboard.Ralestone Luck | Andre Norton
Once in the outboard, it retreated to the bow where it crouched beside the chest and kept a wary eye on Val's every movement.Ralestone Luck | Andre Norton
For dress, the untanned skins of the animals caught in the chase, with the hair outboard, answers all their requirements.In Eastern Seas | J. J. Smith
And she carried an ungodly bowsprit––thirty-seven feet outboard––easily the longest bowsprit out of Gloucester.The Seiners | James B. (James Brendan) Connolly
British Dictionary definitions for outboard
(of a boat's engine) portable, with its own propeller, and designed to be attached externally to the stern: Compare inboard (def. 1)
in a position away from, or further away from, the centre line of a vessel or aircraft, esp outside the hull or fuselage
away from the centre line of a vessel or aircraft, esp outside the hull or fuselage
an outboard motor
a boat fitted with an outboard motor
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