Example sentences for: outlying

How can you use “outlying” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • On my way out of town, I drive through a fold in time,a tunnel through the history of shopping:boarded-up storefronts on the narrow commercial streets,the old strips and plazas with a muffler shop or a chicken fryer left,and larger sites--a five-and-dime blown out into a warehouse,fast-food shops, all local chains now,with their scratchy speakers and pot-holed drive-thru lanes;then the first real malls, big as aircraft carriers, low and blocky,their outlying coffee shops and two-screen theaters like escorts;at last a quieting stretch, the freeway growing wallsand the walled tracts all around nestled in their names--The Willows, Hunt Club Crossing, Hidden Acres--their malls planted, soft-colored, smoothly designed,broad single lumps surrounded by asphalt prairie,distant and unobtrusive as buttes.

  • Most people choose to visit the various outlying bays on an excursion boat.

  • When these subjects were omitted, the respective regression coefficients or their significance were little changed, indicating that the different, partial, linear regression coefficients in high or low responders were not artifacts of influential or outlying points.

  • The taxation of trade routes to outlying star systems is in dispute."

  • For children who love boats, riding the Star Ferry or ferry trips to outlying islands will be exciting, and the Dolphin Watch trip (see page 113) is certain to appeal.


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