How To Use Outwards In A Sentence

  • My head turns sideways; my eyes turned outwards towards the wall. Times, Sunday Times
  • Mumbai is one of the fastest growing cities in the world but it is sprawling outwards because of restrictive planning laws. Times, Sunday Times
  • Feel its vital life force surging through your system, obliterating anger and irritation, radiating peace outwards from your heart.
  • Like Britain again, it looks outwards from Europe as well as inwards, which is why Turkey is also part and not part of the Middle East too. Disgracefully, Turkey's EU accession bid is going nowhere soon
  • Then working outwards from the centre, the remaining collapse and infill material would be removed and all voids re-filled with properly compacted chalk.
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  • [Berozoua Vstia.] 8 Item, if you shall vnderstand as you are outwards bound, that the enemie is gone before you to S. Nicholas, remember what aduice hath bene giuen you for your stay at Berozoua Vstia, till you haue by espials viewed and vnderstood the forces, and the manner of their abode at that place. The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation
  • Eventually, it creaked to a juddering, shrieking stop and a huge door, rust-pitted, streaked with red and belled outwards with age ground slowly aside.
  • Sweep on the base colour with a powder brush, blending outwards, then take a good-quality blusher brush with domed bristles try the Body Shop or Mac and grin insincerely so cheeks fatten in the middle. Beauty: Blushers
  • Pressure is put on the forearm above the wrist to twist the forearm outwards so that the palm faces towards the head. Muscle Management
  • Mumbai is one of the fastest growing cities in the world but it is sprawling outwards because of restrictive planning laws. Times, Sunday Times
  • Unfortunately, however, kids today are not just growing upwards, they are growing outwards.
  • The inner and outer margins of the annulus were observed to bulge outwards but when the nucleus was removed the inner margins bulged inwards.
  • The posterior section of the facial suture extends outwards from the base of the palpebral lobe, in contrast to the anterior branch that is more sagittally oriented.
  • Fore and hind may bend either both backwards, as the figures marked A, or in the opposite way both forwards, as in B, or in converse ways and not in the same direction, as in C where the fore bend forwards and the hind bend backwards, or as in D, the opposite way to C, where the convexities are turned towards one another and the concavities outwards. On the Gait of Animals
  • Mumbai is one of the fastest growing cities in the world but it is sprawling outwards because of restrictive planning laws. Times, Sunday Times
  • The news of her divorce gradually rippled outwards.
  • Gently curl your spine and pelvis inwards, then arch outwards. BE YOUR BEST: How Anyone can become Fit, Healthy and Confident
  • You watch as the waters begin to protrude, becoming a mass of hysterically delocalized pillars slithering upwards, outwards, onwards towards the shore. Faraday's Wave Garden
  • It's much healthier to direct your emotions outwards than to bottle them up inside you.
  • Twist the athlete's arm so that the palm faces outwards. Muscle Management
  • Look outwards not inwards. Times, Sunday Times
  • I simply lathered my scalp, the started to shave from the center outwards. Hair
  • It is much more complex and if you don't do it there is only one door and that opens outwards. Times, Sunday Times
  • The branch is growing outwards.
  • Keep your wrist and forearm angled outwards as you go. The Sun
  • Where the old car had concave surfaces on the doors, the new doors swell outwards, lending more bulk to the profile.
  • Functionally, the total behaviour of the animal illustrates the fact that, in the part of the diencephalon indicated, a meaningful association of physiological processes takes place, which is related on the one hand to the regulation of the internal organs, and on the other involves the functions directed outwards towards the environment. Walter Hess - Nobel Lecture
  • The black bib did extend outwards towards the throat and wasn't as neat as on a Marsh Tit.
  • The region of the so-called neck is outwardly divided into five divisions, and sixthly comes the flattened portion at the end, and this portion has five flaps, or tail-fins; and the inner or under parts, into which the female drops her spawn, are four in number and hairy, and on each of the aforesaid parts is a spine turned outwards, short and straight. The History of Animals
  • (link) I'm somewhat jealous of your and kateelliott's ability to generate more and more extra plot with even trying -- that things always seem to spin outwards rather than twining inwards every chance they get ... msagara: Michelle West DAW books update
  • During this reaction, called hydration, crystals radiate outwards from the cement grains and mesh with other adjacent crystals or adhere to the adjacent aggregates. Cement
  • The hut has a steel frame and shutters that open outwards and upwards to provide shade. Times, Sunday Times
  • They are half the size of usual skis, the edges at the end pointing outwards like clowns' feet. Times, Sunday Times
  • All the marchandize they lade outwards, they emball it well with Oxe hides, so that if it take wet, it can haue no great harme. The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation
  • The horns of the male are sub-triangular, much compressed laterally and posteriorly; in fact one may say concave at the sides, that is, from the base of the horn to about one half; transversely sulcated; curving outwards, and returning inward towards the face; points convergent. Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon
  • From there his quest spread outwards, to the south and to the east. The Crossing-Place
  • It's much healthier to direct your emotions outwards than to bottle them up inside you.
  • The wound suppurated, and some general infection resulted, but six weeks later there was no evidence of fluid in the hip-joint, the limb was adducted and slightly rotated outwards, and some movement in each direction could be made without causing any great amount of pain. Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900 Being Mainly a Clinical Study of the Nature and Effects of Injuries Produced by Bullets of Small Calibre
  • Incidentely, in an episode of my anger turning outwards I almost lamped a youth in a shop today.
  • The fundamental structure of Christian proclamation "outwards" - towards searching and questioning mankind - is seen in Saint Paul's address at the Areopagus. Zenit: Benedict XVI on the Roots of European Culture
  • God the Great, Thou knowest the things by secrecy ensealed and their outwards revealed and their inwards concealed! Arabian nights. English
  • Poised on the western periphery of Europe, Portugal has always been on the edge, looking outwards.
  • The limb is adducted, its normal range of abduction, and sometimes also of flexion, is restricted, and there is, as a rule, some degree of lateral rotation, so that the toes point outwards. Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities—Head—Neck. Sixth Edition.
  • The sound is broadcast outwards as a series of waves.
  • In medià ¦ val armour, a light globular headpiece, either with or without a vizor, and without a crest, the lower part curving outwards behind. c1440 Eng. Conq. Medallion Vulcan | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles
  • Most of the midships area has collapsed in on itself, the weight buckling the hull outwards.
  • Points decrease as the rings move outwards, with only one scored if you hit the white. The Sun
  • I assume all doors in public places open outwards, for fire safety reasons.
  • They were to be created from local limestone, sandstone and gritstone and each cairn was to feature a spiral design of dry stone walls emanating outwards.
  • It was high time to look outwards. Paul VI - The First Modern Pope
  • Using the brush provided you apply the mask to the face and neck using an upwards and outwards sweeping motion. The Sun
  • Beneath the umbilicus, N, and on either side of it as far outwards as the lower asternal ribs, K L, thus ranging the abdominal parietes transversely, percussion discovers the transverse colon, O, P, O*. Surgical Anatomy
  • Fig. 256 shows the meeting of two doors which open outwards, a separate piece of timber being made to form a rebated astragal mould (F) and glued to the right-hand door. Woodwork Joints How they are Set Out, How Made and Where Used.
  • Dragon Flies, &c. hollow, or empty; in others fill'd with some kind of substance; in blue Flies, with a reddish musculous substance, with _fibres_ tending from the center or bottom outwards; and divers other, with various and differing kinds of substances. Micrographia Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses with Observations and Inquiries Thereupon
  • In fact, all her books grew, like a plant, from within outwards; they were born in the nursery of the schoolroom, and nurtured by the suggestions of the children's interest, thus blooming in the gar - The Seven Little Sisters Who Live on the Round Ball That Floats in the Air
  • From seeing the need for general digital publishing, to changing the business to focus on a gap in the ecology, to expanding outwards to the creation of standalone software and a retail channel, to the building of a document business, and now to the building of a universal media-application platform ... each "molting" of the business required a clear commitment to the next generation of growth ... betting big on that inevitability which cannot yet be proven. Adobe Blogs
  • I behold the _corozo_ -- of the same genus with the _palma real_ -- its light feathery frondage streaming outwards and bending downwards, as if to protect from the hot sun the globe-shaped nuts that hang in grape-like clusters beneath. The Rifle Rangers
  • Hold the bar with an alternate grip, that is one palm facing outwards and one facing inwards.
  • Her eyes took on a deep rose hue, golden spokes radiating outwards from her pupils, creating an eerie starburst effect.
  • The racket will approach the ball from the inside and swing outwards towards the right of where the ball is intended to travel.
  • The ring spreads outwards and the centre may heal and go back to a normal skin colour.
  • Weak arcs of scorching lightning zapped outwards, rapidly fading over the short distance.
  • This sign is similar to the Sign of Distress except that the hands are not lifted above the head but extended forward in front of the body, inclining upwards with the hands facing outwards and the elbows bent. Hand Signed | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles
  • Nicholson wants his troops to focus mostly on the most populated towns, adhering to the so-called inkblot concept -- once you control populated areas, control seeps outwards. ABC News: ABCNews
  • No empire could last for long if it depended entirely on naked power exerted from the centre outwards.
  • An actor like Daniel Day-Lewis builds a performance from the marrow outwards; Depp's roles are more like spray-on tans or automobile paint-jobs. Johnny Depp is back as a very different Hunter S Thompson
  • First, use a brow brush to coax the ends of your brows upwards and outwards towards your temples, then fill in any gaps with a pencil. The Sun
  • They started their look around from the pub on the edge of the city centre heading outwards into the suburbs.
  • The male differs greatly from the female in colour, and in the form of its tail, which is lyrate, or has the outer feathers longer and curved outwards.
  • One intriguing feature of the house is the bowed glass in the windows, each pane billowing outwards like a sail. Times, Sunday Times
  • They quickly spread outwards into ten lights in each direction, and then converged into two lights as if lining up.
  • The hut has a steel frame and shutters that open outwards and upwards to provide shade. Times, Sunday Times
  • But from these idiosyncratic beginnings the artists move outwards. Times, Sunday Times
  • When applying mascara, drag the wand outwards to the outer upper corner to open up eyes further.
  • Its stout ribs, curving outwards and downwards from this magnificent balk, supported the carvel-built roof, so that the upper half of the building appeared -- and indeed was -- a large inverted hull, decorated with dormer windows, brick chimneys, and a round pigeon-house surmounted by a gilded vane. Wandering Heath
  • Blend outwards with a brush and blot to remove excess. The Sun
  • Graduated separatism, the acceptable face of separatism, can be seen as the ripples which pass outwards from this.
  • If the superficial lateral incision C, Fig. 1, be made too deeply at its forepart, the artery of the bulb, even when in its usual place, will be wounded; and if the deep lateral incision D be carried too far outwards, the trunk of the pudic artery will be severed. Surgical Anatomy
  • One intriguing feature of the house is the bowed glass in the windows, each pane billowing outwards like a sail. Times, Sunday Times
  • One should notice, too, the "splaying" of the outer wall, by which missiles from the top would be projected outwards; and also the use of the mill-stream to carry away the refuse of the garderobe tower. Mediæval Wales Chiefly in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries: Six Popular Lectures
  • Pinching outwards on the start screen will make the whole display zoom out and give you an overview of every app that you've got on the start screen.
  • The air flexed outwards from the tip of the staff, stealing the breath from the room.
  • The edge of the sterno-mastoid when exposed must be drawn outwards; the sterno-hyoid and thyroid inwards; the omohyoid upwards; the sheath opened, and the descendens noni or its branches drawn to the tracheal side. A Manual of the Operations of Surgery For the Use of Senior Students, House Surgeons, and Junior Practitioners
  • The hut has a steel frame and shutters that open outwards and upwards to provide shade. Times, Sunday Times
  • We must turn our gaze outwards, rather than inwards. Times, Sunday Times
  • Doesn't what the Wood experiment show, and you and Rabett confirm, that IR radiation leaving a black body is absorbed by either Water Vapour or CO2, almost instantaneously, certainly below the level of Wood's Glass sheet,and then convected to the glass sheet where it is conducted outwards. Eli Rabett and RW Wood
  • It was pure white, with a fitted bodice that flared gently outwards to form the dress.
  • It does not take a mathematical genius to realise that there is not enough room in Swindon for this scale of development and so it must go outwards into the green areas around Swindon and also into all the neighbouring towns and parishes.
  • Sitting by the window and looking outwards, I noticed how very still it was yesterday.
  • The dome is typically convex in shape and ice flows radially from the centre outwards.
  • And beneath this thick canopy the unseen deep would literally "boil as a pot," wildly tempested from below; while from time to time more deeply seated convulsion would upheave sudden to the surface vast tracts of semi-molten rock, soon again to disappear, and from which waves of bulk enormous would roll outwards, to meet in wild conflict with the giant waves of other convulsions, or return to hiss and sputter against the intensely heated and fast foundering mass, whose violent upheaval had first elevated and sent them abroad. The Testimony of the Rocks or, Geology in Its Bearings on the Two Theologies, Natural and Revealed
  • A fine needle on a syringe was introduced through the cyst wall, and air under pressure pushed the syringe barrel outwards.
  • The frontiers of medical knowledge are being pushed farther outwards as time goes on.
  • Look outwards not inwards: focus your attention on other people and the world around you rather than dwelling on your own thoughts and feelings. MAKING HAPPY PEOPLE
  • Thus, while ordinary hydrocarbon chains are zigzag - shaped, isotactic chains form helices with the side groups pointing outwards. Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1963 - Presentation Speech
  • British imperial maps showed the great advance of pink colonialism spreading outwards from our tiny islands at the centre. Times, Sunday Times
  • This fort was a square piece of ground, inclosed with substantial puncheons, or strong palisades, about ten feet high, and leaning a little outwards, to make a scalade more difficult. The Westover Manuscripts: Containing the History of the Dividing Line Betwixt Virginia and North Carolina; A Journey to the Land of Eden, A. D. 1733; and A Progress to the Mines. Written from 1728 to 1736, and Now First Published
  • US must look inwards for failings and outwards to gain trust and support
  • In the three-quarter length figures the sides of the body are pulled or folded outwards to broaden and expand the trunk.
  • The gerontic whorl of gastropod genera of the subfamily Mitchelliinae is twisted both outwards and backwards, but not upwards as in members of the subfamily Scoliostomatinae.
  • If, therefore, the part which is depressed -- that is, the part directly struck -- happens to be less elastic than the part which bulges, it gives way, and a fracture by "bending" results; but if the bulging part is the less elastic, it bursts outwards -- _fracture by_ Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities—Head—Neck. Sixth Edition.
  • The sides sloped steeply upwards and flared outwards before curving back inwards to thin necks and gentle mouths. Luz - Another Village Light
  • Tango wafts from his radio, his kitchen window is open, and his organdy curtains flutter outwards.
  • Now they want to move outwards from this local field of conflict and explore the wider parameters of warfare. Times, Sunday Times
  • On the one hand, we are driven outwards and onwards into the future; on the other, we are pulled inwards and backwards to the past.
  • When load-bearing external walls are weakened, destroyed or sucked outwards, the bulk of the debris falls on the ground or street.
  • Lie on your stomach with your elbows pointing outwards.
  • An incision similar to that required for ligature of the carotid above the omohyoid should be made over the inner edge of the sterno-mastoid muscle; with it as a guide, the omohyoid may be sought and drawn downwards and inwards, the sheath of the vessels exposed and drawn outwards, the larynx slightly pushed across to the right, the thyroid gland drawn out of the way by a blunt hook, the superior thyroid either avoided or tied. A Manual of the Operations of Surgery For the Use of Senior Students, House Surgeons, and Junior Practitioners
  • When applying mascara, drag the wand outwards to the outer upper corner to open up eyes further.
  • It would be better to push a door outwards thus avoiding recontamination after hand washing. Times, Sunday Times
  • A ring of flames emerged from the center, and traveled outwards.
  • It is certainly one of the strangest sights seeing someone's belly distend outwards as it is pushed from the inside.
  • As the dancers faced outwards, this would mean that they moved 'widdershins', i.e. against the sun. The Witch-cult in Western Europe A Study in Anthropology
  • A fine needle on a syringe was introduced through the cyst wall, and air under pressure pushed the syringe barrel outwards.
  • The country is looking outwards and is opening its economy to trade and investment.
  • It is reaching outwards to nourish its life. Times, Sunday Times
  • A typical Baroque violin or viol bow had a finely tapered snakewood stick, almost straight or slightly curved outwards.
  • Sitting by the window and looking outwards, I noticed how very still it was yesterday.
  • Since it moves outwards, it is slightly blueshifted and thus, does not appear directly on top of the absorption line caused by the relatively less dense atmosphere. MN112 – A New Luminous Blue Variable Found From Its Nebula? | Universe Today
  • IT might look like the vertical red lines bulge outwards in the middle but they actually do not. The Sun
  • The news of her divorce gradually rippled outwards.
  • This energy is transported outwards by convection and radiation until it reaches the surface, where the temperature is believed to be 5,800 degrees Celsius.
  • When you don't want to look at yourself, deflect the blame outwards.
  • If it be the external or oblique variety, the viscus is to be pushed upwards, outwards, and backwards; if it be the internal or direct variety, it is to be reduced by pressure, made upwards and backwards. Surgical Anatomy
  • In lapping up a fur, they always put the inner side outwards.
  • As in the case of the No.2 reduction gear, the three layshafts appeared to have been spread outwards at the rear, and forced forwards relative to the annulus gear.
  • Elaeagnus has nitrogen-fixing roots, which may possibly nourish the walnut, and grows to a height of sixteen feet, creating both humidity and shelter for the young tree, concentrating its growth upwards rather than outwards and suppressing weeds. Wildwood
  • The problem is that he spends too much of the book looking inwards rather than outwards. Times, Sunday Times
  • One snap later and he was free, climbing upwards and outwards, the sprite's dagger clutched between his teeth.
  • In youth the bosom is beautifully high, arched and rounded, firm as stone to the touch, with the nipples erect and pointing outwards. The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • The line flared brilliant white, and then the great gates fell outwards with a rolling crash.
  • _expand and open out from each other_, some bending round and terminating their action on the upper surface of the hemisphere, and others meeting, as it were, above in their progress outwards, uniting their forces to give an increased charge to the carrier ball, at an _increased distance_ from the source of power, and influencing each other so as to cause a second flexure in the contrary direction from the first one. Experimental Researches in Electricity, Volume 1
  • She'll be smashed to matchwood in a minute, the after-fall has unshipped; "then whipping a knife from the belt of one of them he severed the remaining fall, and saw the boat plunge down sternwards and outwards from the side just in time; another half-minute and she would have disappeared under the steamer's bottom to be hopelessly stove in. Tessa 1901
  • Then with little to no warning other then the escape pods the big ship combusted, thousands of little explosions led up to a massive bang as pieces of the ship sprayed outwards like a star exploding.
  • This is a chart where the main heading is circled in the middle of a piece of paper, and arrows stretch outwards in various directions to more circles containing sub-headings.
  • IT might look like the vertical red lines bulge outwards in the middle but they actually do not. The Sun
  • IT might look like the vertical red lines bulge outwards in the middle but they actually do not. The Sun
  • Tiny 'swing-wing' doors angle up and forwards rather than open outwards. Times, Sunday Times
  • Lie on your stomach with your elbows pointing outwards.
  • I'm somewhat jealous of your and kateelliott's ability to generate more and more extra plot with even trying -- that things always seem to spin outwards rather than twining inwards every chance they get ... ( msagara: Michelle West DAW books update
  • During the Roman occupation of Palestine, Christianity was founded by Paul of Tarsus as a less ruthlessly monotheistic sect of Judaism and a less exclusive one, which looked outwards from the Jews to the rest of the world. Archie and the New Atheists
  • As it travels outwards, the fluid tends to curve round in the flow direction.
  • The hut has a steel frame and shutters that open outwards and upwards to provide shade. Times, Sunday Times
  • It grows from the centre outwards, and the cells enclosed in the middle are cut off from the supply stream.
  • Most biographers hope to start with the hearts and minds of their subjects and work outwards to reveal the shape of their lives.
  • CAVERNOSA to rapidly dilate in such a way as to instantaneously facilitate the flow of blood to that part of the human anatomy known as the penis or male organ resulting in the phenomenon which has been denominated by the faculty a morbid upwards and outwards philoprogenitive erection IN ARTICULO MORTIS PER DIMINUTIONEM Ulysses
  • Before the meteoric spread of Islam outwards from the Arabian peninsula towards the end of the seventh century many of the tribes of North Africa had been converted to Judaism or Christianity.
  • As the island subsided the reef grew upwards and outwards.
  • The tendon of the omohyoid muscle, or, in muscular subjects, a portion of its anterior fleshy belly, may be seen crossing the vessel from above downwards and outwards at the lower angle of the wound. A Manual of the Operations of Surgery For the Use of Senior Students, House Surgeons, and Junior Practitioners
  • Add a block of pre-soaked Oasis and insert eucalyptus branches to make a dome shape, with some extending horizontally outwards.
  • The foot is normally structured so that the big toe is naturally in line with the long bone leading up to it (the first metatarsal) and all the toes spread outwards from this.
  • A section through the latter showed, going from within outwards, the cut edges of two perfect polliniferous lobes in the centre; and on either side the petaloid wing representing the remaining anther-lobe; outside these were the edges of the remaining wings, one on each side. Vegetable Teratology An Account of the Principal Deviations from the Usual Construction of Plants
  • And with that, a blinding flash of blue light exploded from his frame, and a luminous wave of purple coruscation propagated outwards through the forest. Archive 2009-06-01
  • Now for the best bit - the coach doors that open outwards. The Sun
  • Saint Joseph! the beast gains the front office -- she faceth streetwards -- she jaculates herself outwards -- she is gone. The Continental Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 3, March, 1862
  • Twist the athlete's arm so that the palm faces outwards. Muscle Management
  • Di Giorgio Martini's fortress walls splay outwards, down to the sea to repel marauding buccaneers.
  • This allows small ‘pouches’ of the inner layers to be forced outwards through the outer layer.
  • -- The upper fragment is carried forwards by the action of the psoas and iliacus internus, and at the same time everted and drawn outwards by the external rotator and glutei muscles, causing a marked prominence at the outer side of the thigh and great pain from the laceration of the muscles; the lower fragment is drawn upwards, by the rectus, biceps, semi-membranosus and semitendinous muscles, whilst its upper end is thrown outwards and its lower end inwards by the pectineus and adductor muscles; crepitation, preternatural An Epitome of Practical Surgery, for Field and Hospital.
  • Work outwards from the middle of the lip, following the natural contours of your mouth. Times, Sunday Times
  • Using the brush provided you apply the mask to the face and neck using an upwards and outwards sweeping motion. The Sun
  • It's much healthier to direct your emotions outwards than to bottle them up inside you.
  • This piece of the cable is the largest and heaviest ever made, weighing above twenty tons to the mile, and measuring 2½ in. in diameter, at the shore end, but diminishing gradually, in the last 500 yards outwards, to the ordinary size of the main deep-sea cable, with which it has been joined. The Laying of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable
  • Keep your wrist and forearm angled outwards as you go. The Sun
  • Either way, the site does not show a pattern suggesting that it spread gradually outwards in concentric circles from a central point, as one might expect, he notes. Mesopotamian City Grew Regardless of Kingly Rule | Impact Lab
  • IT might look like the vertical red lines bulge outwards in the middle but they actually do not. The Sun
  • On all four corners, use a pencil to mark the eyelet placement at all three points where the blue K’nex poke outwards from the frame K’Nex Lightbox Tutorial
  • From Austrian Thomas Bernhard’s “Ritter, Dene, Voss” to Norwegian Jon Fosse’s “Someone is Going to Come” with Israel’s Yehuda Amichai and a radical poetic rewrite of “Antigone” in between, One Little Goat has proven itself time and time again to be driving outwards from the borders of contemporary theatre in Canada. Attention Toronto Ninjas: Talking Masks
  • Pull one of your feet up to your rear, and turn the foot outwards away from the body.
  • The windscreen wipers sweep from the centre outwards to give truly remarkable coverage.
  • Ships laden with wheat would stream outwards, and ships laden with the equipment and stores which Russia so greatly needs would stream inwards. Times, Sunday Times
  • Rapid growth of the inner and basal parts of the apertural margin during their late shell ontogeny caused twisting of the gerontic whorl both outwards and backwards.
  • Large blocks of stone, shaped to fit the upper surface of the rock, were laid upon it, generally endways, that is, with their smallest surface outwards, their length forming the thickness of the wall, which was sometimes as much as fifteen or twenty feet. [ History of Phoenicia
  • The ring will then move outwards, away from the spine.
  • This national identity had been created by the sensible spirit of business enterprise, linking the provinces like great beads on an iron railroad line, rather than by any evangelical preachment of a Manifest Destiny — manifest only to its Anglo perpetrators — that had hurled the agglutinated United States westwards and then outwards, across all the oceans, where its boy soldiers lost limbs and died. 'The Widows of Eastwick'
  • The affliction seemed to spread outwards in a circle. PHYLLOXERA: How Wine was Saved for the World
  • I assume all doors in public places open outwards, for fire safety reasons.
  • But the door opened outwards and the pull on the wire was holding it shut.
  • He doesn't even have time to react before the wave of hot gases and debris hits him, flying outwards at near supersonic speeds.
  • There was a click, a loud snap, then the door swung silently outwards.
  • They were both too narrow for the doors to open outwards onto them; they only opened inwards, into the room. Times, Sunday Times
  • The fibres which come ultimately from the ventral aspect of the spinal marrow, are those which carry an influence outwards, and produce a contraction in the muscles, and are therefore called efferent or motor. The Common Frog
  • Oh, I dream of a deep inset wide windowseat, with mullioned windows that the rain drips down and makes pretty patterns on and which open outwards so I can dangle my legs in summer. Angels' Pawn is out! Psst...something cool in the post [Edited]
  • In lapping up a fur, they always put the inner side outwards.
  • Mumbai is one of the fastest growing cities in the world but it is sprawling outwards because of restrictive planning laws. Times, Sunday Times
  • Secondly, imagine them not simply floating semi-idly but rather orbiting an apparent barycenter, like an underwater solar system of satellite hatcheries revolving around a feeder sphere from which nutrients ooze out and are fling outwards towards awaiting hungry fishes. Archive 2008-10-01
  • The difference is that the gaze of discovery could now be turned inwards instead of outwards. Times, Sunday Times
  • a centre for the tonus which is directed against the sagittal axis of the body, i.e. «inwards» and also a centre for the tonus away from this axis, i.e. «outwards». Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1914 - Presentation
  • From 230,000 miles away, the moon's gravity pulls the Earth, dragging the ocean outwards in a bulge of water that creates a tide.
  • It may help to lie still on their back with the knee bent outwards on the painful side, and their foot pointed away from the body.
  • Tango wafts from his radio, his kitchen window is open, and his organdy curtains flutter outwards.
  • His extremities trembled, as though from the marrow outwards. THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW
  • It is what happens to your silhouette when excess flab is forced upwards and outwards by trousers that are at least two sizes too small.
  • The tropical air then spreads outwards until it sinks at about 30 degrees latitude. Times, Sunday Times
  • Bring on the day when all these doors can be hinged to open outwards. Times, Sunday Times
  • Here we see a pool where the centre ripples outwards, like goodwill, until it reaches walls and arching tree ferns. Times, Sunday Times
  • The Buddha always pointed inwards to the mind, teaching that the effects of such practice could radiate outwards universally.
  • With me it fares now," he remarks in one of these, "as with him whose outward garment hath been injured and ill-bedighted; for having no other shift, what help but to turn the inside outwards, especially if the lining be of the same, or, as it is sometimes, much better. Milton
  • When mature, the tree forms a huge dome of massive spreading branches that arch outwards.
  • We know that when a slurry, an emulsion, is put into a rapidly rotating motion, its heavier constituents are thrown outwards in the direction of the periphery of the motion. Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1926 - Presentation Speech

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