outspread

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verb out·spread \ˌau̇t-ˈspred\

Definition of outspread

outspread

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outspreading

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to spread out

Examples of outspread in a sentence

  1. when it outspread its wings, a pteranodon would have had a wingspan in excess of 20 feet

14th Century

First Known Use of outspread

14th century


OUTSPREAD Defined for Kids

outspread

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adjective out·spread \au̇t-ˈspred\

Definition of outspread for Students

  1. :  spread out completely outspread wings



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