Definition of Outshoots

1. Verb. (third-person singular of outshoot) ¹



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Definition of Outshoots

1. outshoot [v] - See also: outshoot

Lexicographical Neighbors of Outshoots

outset
outsets
outsettler
outsettlers
outshame
outshamed
outshames
outshaming
outshine
outshined
outshines
outshining
outshone
outshoot
outshooting
outshoots (current term)
outshop
outshot
outshots
outshout
outshouted
outshouting
outshouts
outshow
outshut
outshuts
outshutting
outside(a)
outside back

Literary usage of Outshoots

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1871)
"Here the scleral tissue was extremely thin, and appeared frayed on the outer surface, sending short outshoots into the mass of the extra-bulbar growth. ..."

2. Old English Country Cottages by Charles Holme (1907)
"In a later development it was increased in width by the addition of outshoots at the side, like the transept of a church, much in the same manner that the ..."

3. Picturesque History of Yorkshire: Being an Account of the History by Joseph Smith Fletcher (1899)
"These woods, however, spurs or outshoots of the great forests which once stretched northward from the Forest of Sherwood itself, have been the abode of ..."

4. Popular Science Monthly (1914)
"... eruption described, irregular streaks of ash such as the one just noted prove that there were minor outshoots of volcanic dust in various directions. ..."

5. The Century (1902)
"Upon a reversal of the current, an entirely different phenomenon was observed. Instead of the branching outshoots of violet light, there appeared plume-like ..."

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