1. The amount of coal or ore put out from one or more mines, or the quantity of material produced by,
or turned out from, one or more furnaces or mills, in a given time.
2. (Physiol.) That which is thrown out as products of the metabolic activity of the body; the egesta other
than the fæces. See Income.
The output consists of: (a) The respiratory products of the lungs, skin, and alimentary canal, consisting
chiefly of carbonic acid and water with small quantities of hydrogen and carbureted hydrogen. (b) Perspiration,
consisting chiefly of water and salts. (c) The urine, which is assumed to contain all the nitrogen truly
excreted by the body, besides a large quantity of saline matters and water. Foster.
(Out*quench") v. t. To quench entirely; to extinguish. "The candlelight outquenched." Spenser.
(Out*rage") v. t. [Out + rage.] To rage in excess of. [R.] Young.
(Out"rage) n. [F. outrage; OF. outre, oltre, beyond (F. outre, L. ultra) + -age, as, in courage,
voyage. See Ulterior.]
1. Injurious violence or wanton wrong done to persons or things; a gross violation of right or decency; excessive
abuse; wanton mischief; gross injury. Chaucer.
He wrought great outrages, wasting all the country.Spenser.
2. Excess; luxury. [Obs.] Chaucer.
Syn. Affront; insult; abuse. See Affront.
(Out"rage) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Outragen ; p. pr. & vb. n. Outraging ] [F. outrager. See
1. To commit outrage upon; to subject to outrage; to treat with violence or excessive abuse.
Base and insolent minds outrage men when they have hope of doing it without a return.Atterbury.
This interview outrages all decency.Broome.
2. Specifically, to violate; to commit an indecent assault upon
(Out"rage), v. t. To be guilty of an outrage; to act outrageously.
(Out*ra"geous) a. [OF. outrageus, F. outrageux. See Outrage, n.] Of the nature of an
outrage; exceeding the limits of right, reason, or decency; involving or doing an outrage; furious; violent; atrocious.
"Outrageous weeping." Chaucer. "The most outrageous villainies." Sir P. Sidney. "The vile, outrageous
crimes." Shak. "Outrageous panegyric." Dryden.
Syn. Violent; furious; exorbitant; excessive; atrocious; monstrous; wanton; nefarious; heinous.
Out*ra"geous*ly adv. Out*ra"geous*ness, n.