Definition of Outward-developing

1. Adjective. Away from an axis, as in a flower cluster in which the oldest flowers are in the center, the youngest near the edge.

Category relationships: Botany, Phytology
Similar to: Centrifugal



Lexicographical Neighbors of Outward-developing

outwait
outwaited
outwaiting
outwaits
outwalk
outwalked
outwalker
outwalkers
outwalking
outwalks
outwall
outwalls
outwar
outward
outward-bound
outward-developing (current term)
outward-moving
outwardly
outwardness
outwardnesses
outwards
outwarred
outwarring
outwars
outwash
outwashes
outwaste
outwasted
outwastes
outwasting

Literary usage of Outward-developing

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

1. The Theory of Light by Thomas Preston (1912)
"This wave travels outward, developing itself and increasing its radius with the velocity of light It carries its energy with it, and after a time it is a ..."

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