outgoing

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj outgoing retiring from a position or office "the outgoing president"
    • adj outgoing leaving a place or a position "an outgoing steamship"
    • adj outgoing at ease in talking to others
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • outgoing Being sent out; as, outgoing mail; outgoing packages.
    • outgoing Enjoying the company of others; pleasant and responsive to others; sociable; friendly; convivial; cordial; -- of people; as, an outgoing personality. Opposite of reserved or cold.
    • outgoing Going out; departing; leaving; as, the outgoing administration; an outgoing steamer.
    • Outgoing That which goes out; outgo; outlay.
    • Outgoing The act or the state of going out. "The outgoings of the morning and evening."
    • Outgoing The extreme limit; the place of ending. "The outgoings of the border were at the north bay of the salt sea, at the south end of Jordan."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n outgoing The act of going out.
    • n outgoing That which goes out; outlay; expenditure: generally in the plural.
    • n outgoing plural Utmost border; extreme limits.
    • outgoing Going out; departing; removing: as, an outgoing tenant.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Outgoing act or state of going out: extreme limit: expenditure
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Quotations

  • Thomas C. Haliburton
    Thomas C. Haliburton
    “No one is rich whose expenditures exceed his means, and no one is poor whose incomings exceed his outgoings.”
  • Bill Earle
    Bill Earle
    “If your outgo exceeds your income, then your upkeep will be your downfall.”

Usage

In literature:

Presently the five outgoing guests slouched one by one into the room.
"Shapes that Haunt the Dusk" by Various
We must ask, whence comes the heat sufficient to supply this lavish outgoing?
"The Story of the Heavens" by Robert Stawell Ball
I'll set a few men to look after the outgoing ships as a beginning.
"The Art of Disappearing" by John Talbot Smith
It grew most actively toward the end of each administration, as outgoing Presidents transferred to it the offices that they had filled.
"The New Nation" by Frederic L. Paxson
This brings the outgoings to 82s.
"Highways and Byways in Surrey" by Eric Parker
Outgoing messages, instructions, etc., after approval or signature by the commander, are handled by a similar routine.
"Sound Military Decision" by U.s. Naval War College
The ship was soon boarded by a messenger from Mr. Wetter, the outgoing American Consul at Madagascar, and I was piloted ashore.
"Shadow and Light" by Mifflin Wistar Gibbs
At the right is the location of the ingoing and outgoing water and the thermometers.
"Respiration Calorimeters for Studying the Respiratory Exchange and Energy Transformations of Man" by Francis Gano Benedict
After a time a new British machine would appear, and in its turn would outgo the German.
"The War in the Air; Vol. 1" by Walter Raleigh
Who was I, little grey worm that I was, to question his outgoings and his incomings?
"The Belovéd Vagabond" by William J. Locke
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In poetry:

Conquistador, set in the iron armor,
I gaily follow the outgoing star,
I go over precipices, harbors
And rest in joyful groves, so far.
"The Conquistador" by Nikolai Stepanovich Gumilev
Ah! was it not enough that thou
By thy eternall glorie didst outgo me?
Couldst thou not grief's sad conquests me allow,
But in all vict'ries overthrow me?
"The Reprisall" by George Herbert
Whither alasse then shall I goe, ay me,
When as Despaire all hopes outgoe, ay me:
If to the Forrest Cupid hies,
And my poore soule to his law tyes, ay me.
"14 (Song 2)" by Mary Wroth
Flye on, flye on, swift Racer, untill she
Whom thou of all ador'st shall learne of thee
The pace t'outfly thee, and shall teach thee groan,
What terrour 'tis t'outgo and be outgon.
"A Forsaken Lady To Her False Servant That Is Disdained" by Richard Lovelace

In news:

Outgoing Browns President Mike Holmgren denies interest in pursuing coaching job with Dallas.
Outgoing Southwest Cobb Commissioner Woody Thompson said Mableton has seen a lot of changes since he lived there as a boy.
Rolling on a 117" wheelbase, the car now stretched almost 6" longer and 2" wider than the outgoing model.
Comedian Stephen Colbert told his supporters to ask South Carolina Gov Nikki Haley to name him to replace outgoing Sen Jim DeMint.
It was the first commencement for Lourdes as a university, and the last for outgoing president Robert Helmer, PhD.
INDIANAPOLIS — Florida has hired outgoing Indiana schools chief Tony Bennett to be its next state education commissioner .
State Board of Education taps outgoing Indiana school leader.
Voters experience difficulty voicing concerns to outgoing, incoming representatives.
The fate of the long-debated Lake Merritt dog park may rest with outgoing Councilwoman Jane Brunner.
Albuquerque Mayor Richard Merry appointed a Republican to replace outgoing Democratic City Councilor Debbie O'Malley.
Outgoing councilor not content with status quo Letters Oct 14.
EMU Honors Outgoing Regents.
Beijing, outgoing President and party chief.
David Tetzlaff, outgoing Naples Zoo director.
Members and guests at the banquet thanked outgoing president John Bullard for his service, and welcomed incoming president Don Sweeting.
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In science:

The outgoing modes are in coherent states with the amplitudes classically transformed (4.13).
Quantum Physics of Simple Optical Instruments
We obtain from the transformation rule (4.13) that the first outgoing mode is in the coherent state with complex amplitude √2 a0 , whereas the second mode is in the vacuum state.
Quantum Physics of Simple Optical Instruments
The choice which one of the outgoing mode carries the two photons becomes only apparent when the light is detected.
Quantum Physics of Simple Optical Instruments
The quantum state (4.24) of the outgoing modes is strongly correlated, and so is the state (4.20) of the split Fock state, in contrast to the interference (4.16) of coherent states.
Quantum Physics of Simple Optical Instruments
L establish a set suitable for the mode expansion (2.6) of quantum light, the set of the outgoing modes.
Quantum Physics of Simple Optical Instruments
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