n.1.The external part of a thing; the part, end, or side which forms the external surface; that which appears, or is manifest; that which is superficial; the exterior.
Created beings see nothing but our outside.
- Addison.
2.The part or space which lies beyond the external edge of a structure or beyond the boundary of an inclosure.
3.The furthest limit, as to number, quantity, extent, etc.; the utmost; as, it may last a week at the outside.
4.One who, or that which, is without; hence, an outside passenger, as distinguished from one who is inside. See Inside, n. 3.
5.The part of the world not encompassed by or under control of an organization or institution; as, prisoners are not allowed to pass objects to persons on the outside; one may not discuss company secretes with anyone on the outside.
a.1.Of or pertaining to the outside; external; exterior; superficial.
2.Reaching the extreme or farthest limit, as to extent, quantity, etc.; as, an outside estimate.
Outside finish
(Arch.) a term for the minor parts, as corner boards, hanging stiles, etc., required to complete the exterior of a wooden building; - rare in masonry.
adv.1.On or to the outside (of); without; on the exterior; as, to ride outside the coach; he stayed outside.
Noun1.outside - the region that is outside of something
Synonyms: exterior
inside, interior - the region that is inside of something
2.outside - the outer side or surface of something
Synonyms: exterior
inside, interior - the inner or enclosed surface of something
Adj.1.outside - relating to or being on or near the outer side or limit; "an outside margin"
inside - relating to or being within or near the inner side or limit; "he reached into his inside jacket pocket"; "inside out"; "an inside pitch is between home plate and the batter"
2.outside - coming from the outside; "extraneous light in the camera spoiled the photograph"; "relying upon an extraneous income"; "disdaining outside pressure groups"
Synonyms: external, extraneous
3.outside - originating or belonging beyond some bounds:"the outside world"; "outside interests"; "an outside job"
4.outside - located, suited for, or taking place in the open air; "outdoor clothes"; "badminton and other outdoor games"; "a beautiful outdoor setting for the wedding"
Synonyms: out-of-door, outdoor
5.outside - functioning outside the boundaries or precincts of an organized unit; "extramural hospital care and treatment"; "extramural studies"
6.outside - leading to or from the outside; "an outside door"
7.outside - from or between other countries; "external commerce"; "international trade"; "developing nations need outside help"
8.outside - maximal in amount; "a maximal amount"; "an outside estimate"
Synonyms: largest
9.outside - very unlikely; "an outside chance"; "a remote possibility"; "a remote contingency"
Synonyms: remote
10.outside - on or toward an outer edge; "an outer lane"; "the outside lane"
11.outside - (of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter; "the pitch was away (or wide)"; "an outside pitch"
Synonyms: away
Adv.1.outside - outside a building; "in summer we play outside"
indoors, inside - within a building; "in winter we play inside"
2.outside - on the outside; "outside, the box is black"
within, inside - on the inside; "inside, the car is a mess"
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Outside Awareness Port
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Outside finish
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