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: the act or process of setting out (as on a journey or expedition)
a full description of the outsetting from Gravesend of a detachment of Royal EngineersAthenaeum


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: setting or flowing out

Word History



out entry 3 + setting, gerund of set (after set out, verb)


out entry 1 + setting, present participle of set (after set out, verb)

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“Outsetting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outsetting. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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