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outer (adj.)

"that is farther out, that is exterior or external; of or pertaining to the outside; further removed," late 14c., comparative of out (on analogy of inner), replacing by 18c. forms descended from Old English uttera (comparative of Old English ut "out") which developed into utter (adj.) and was no longer felt as connected with out. Outer space "region beyond the earth's atmosphere" is attested from 1845.

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Definitions of outer

outer (adj.)
being on the outside or further from a center;
spent hours adorning the outer man
the outer suburbs
outer (adj.)
located outside;
outer reality
outer (adj.)
being on or toward the outside of the body;
the outer ear
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