from The Century Dictionary.

  • That proceeds forth or downward from an ultimate source or cause, as in tracing some process of development or evolution.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Going or directed outward.
  • adjective phonetics, of a speech sound Uttered by pushing air out through the mouth or nose.
  • adjective geology descriptive of a place or channel through which something such as water or lava leaves an area.
  • noun phonetics A speech sound in which the air stream is created by pushing air out through the mouth or nose.


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