outwards

Part of speech: adverb

Away from an inner place.

Part of speech: adverb

On the surface.

Part of speech: adverb

Away from port or home.

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Usage examples "outwards":

  1. Hour after hour passed; the driving wind hurled the hailstones like a battery of small shot right into our faces; the rain collected in small pools in the folds of my mackintosh, and I guided their descent outwards and downwards with the point of my riding- whip. - "By Desert Ways to Baghdad", Louisa Jebb.
  2. " We had better get on to it, then," she said, and turned her horse's head outwards. - "By Desert Ways to Baghdad", Louisa Jebb.
  3. The horns describe a circle of about one and a quarter when viewed from the side, and point directly outwards. - "Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon", Robert A. Sterndale.