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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fur·thest, adv. At the greatest distance; farthest.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fur·thest a. superl. Most remote; most in advance; farthest. See Further, a.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fur·ther, a. compar. [Positive wanting; superl. Furthest.]
 1. More remote; at a greater distance; more in advance; farther; as, the further end of the field. See Farther.
 2. Beyond; additional; as, a further reason for this opinion; nothing further to suggest.
 Note:The forms further and farther are in general not differentiated by writers, but further is preferred by many when application to quantity or degree is implied.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : (comparatives of `far') most remote in space or time or
            order; "had traveled to the farthest frontier"; "don't
            go beyond the farthermost (or furthermost) tree";
            "explored the furthest reaches of space"; "the utmost
            tip of the peninsula" [syn: farthermost, farthest,
            furthermost, utmost, uttermost]
      adv 1: to the greatest degree or extent or most advanced stage
             (`furthest' is used more often than `farthest' in this
             abstract sense); "went the furthest of all the
             children in her education"; "furthest removed from
             reality"; "she goes farthest in helping us" [syn: farthest]
      2: to the greatest distance in space or time (`farthest' is
         used more often than `furthest' in this physical sense);
         "see who could jump the farthest"; "chose the farthest
         seat from the door"; "he swam the furthest" [syn: farthest]