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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 out·ward /ˈaʊtwɚ/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Out·ward Out·wards adv.  From the interior part; in a direction from the interior toward the exterior; out; to the outside; beyond; off; away; as, a ship bound outward.
    The wrong side may be turned outward.   --Shak.
    Light falling on them is not reflected outwards.   --Sir I. Newton.
 Outward bound, bound in an outward direction or to foreign parts; -- said especially of vessels, and opposed to homeward bound.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Out·ward, a.
 1. Forming the superficial part; external; exterior; -- opposed to inward; as, an outward garment or layer.
    Though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.   --Cor. iv. 16.
 2. Of or pertaining to the outer surface or to what is external; manifest; public. “Sins outward.”
    An outward honor for an inward toil.   --Shak.
 3. Foreign; not civil or intestine; as, an outward war. [Obs.]
 4. Tending to the exterior or outside.
    The fire will force its outward way.   --Dryden.
 -- Out*ward*ly, adv. -- Out*ward*ness, n.
 Outward stroke. Steam Engine See under Stroke.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Out·ward, n. External form; exterior. [R.]
    So fair an outward and such stuff within.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: relating to physical reality rather than with thoughts or
             the mind; "a concern with outward beauty rather than
             with inward reflections" [ant: inward]
      2: that is going out or leaving; "the departing train"; "an
         outward journey"; "outward-bound ships" [syn: departing(a),
          outbound, outward-bound]
      adv : toward the outside; "move the needle further outward!" [syn:
             outwards] [ant: inward]