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1. Politics not in office or authority
2. Baseball an instance of the putting out of a batter; putout

out

A term used in air traffic control communications meaning the conversation is over and no further response is expected.
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Yet outwardly Sheldon was calm and apparently weary of the discussion.
Dryden's marriage with the daughter of an earl, two or three years after the Restoration, secured his social position, and for more than fifteen years thereafter his life was outwardly successful.
But while Charles was outwardly, for political reasons, a member of the Church of England (at heart he was a Catholic), the Duke of York was a professed and devoted Catholic, and the powerful Whig party, strongly Protestant, was violently opposed to him.
The other was, by a certain composition of gums, minerals, and vegetables, outwardly applied, to prevent the growth of wool upon two young lambs; and he hoped, in a reasonable time to propagate the breed of naked sheep, all over the kingdom.
On such an afternoon, if ever, the Lord High Chancellor ought to be sitting her--as here he is--with a foggy glory round his head, softly fenced in with crimson cloth and curtains, addressed by a large advocate with great whiskers, a little voice, and an interminable brief, and outwardly directing his contemplation to the lantern in the roof, where he can see nothing but fog.
Though outwardly calm and indifferent, Clayton was inwardly apprehensive and wrought up, for he feared for his wife's safety at the hands of these ignorant, half-brutes into whose hands fate had so remorselessly thrown them.
Outwardly the Ateca FR has 18-inch alloy wheels combined with body coloured wheel arches and side skirts that include an aluminium moulding running along the lower section of the doors.
A tampon applicator, comprising: a barrel with a generally tubular main body disposed intermediate an insertion end and a gripping end, the barrel being configured to contain a tampon capable of being expelled through the insertion end; a plunger with a generally tubular main body partially disposed within the barrel for sliding movement, the plunger with a tampon engaging end within the barrel and a finger engaging end outside of the barrel; the gripping end of the barrel having a reduced diameter region relative to the generally tubular main body, the reduced diameter region terminating in an outwardly and rearwardly graduated end through which the plunger extends; a plurality of radially inwardly extending longitudinal ribs within the barrel in the reduced diameter region.
Children live in a bubble, both inwardly and outwardly.
People understand it when outwardly they had - to them living the dream.
HENRIETTE HULDISCH ON ROSA BARBA'S OUTWARDLY FROM EARTH'S CENTER (2007)
Kindness A wonderful word is kindness It removes all of our blindness Erases our bad words and hate Mends broken bridges before it's too late Screwed up inside, hurt festers like pus Bound up with pride, built on by us What a difference it makes when we stumble That hand reaching out makes us humble To know that someone cares No more malice now bears Everything within us just knows Outwardly to others it shows Our absence from the grief: oh the fantastic relief Kindness is all that it takes; forgive each others' mistakes It can end all the wars, forgotten the cause Lives lost to purpose unknown Stop now