Definition of outdrive in English:

outdrive

Line breaks: out|drive
Pronunciation: /aʊtˈdrʌɪv
 
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verb (past outdrove; past participle outdriven)

[with object]
1Drive a golf ball further than (another player): Buck outdrove him by forty 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.
2Drive a vehicle better or faster than (someone else): he knew he couldn’t outdrive the police
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  • She flat-out outdrove the guys in the race, and that's what you look for when choosing a driver.
  • We literally had people in vehicles who couldn't outdrive the fire in some spots.

noun

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(On a motor boat) an inboard motor connected to an outboard unit containing the gears, shaft, and propeller.
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  • 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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