verb (past outdrove; past participle outdriven)[with object]
1Drive a golf ball farther than (another player): he outdrove his playing partners by as much as seventy-five yards
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- Though they have to deal with the psychological effects of constantly being outdriven, top older players believe they gain a mental advantage over young guns who have had big expectations placed on them.
- He will outdrive him all day, and pressure him with birdies.
- I outdrove him by 30 yards and waited to see what he was going to do with his second shot.
The portion of an inboard-outboard engine that is outside the hull, providing steering and propulsion.
- If you are on a tight budget, consider installing a hydrofoil stabilizer on the lower unit of your outdrive or outboard.
- There are alternatives to this set-up where a ‘jack-shaft’ is used, which in simple terms means the engine is amidships and connected to the outdrive on the transom by a shaft which commonly runs through a tunnel under the deck.
- For another, while steadfastly denying there's a problem with its outdrives, it has issued a service bulletin describing an elaborate protocol of tests to determine why they corrode.
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