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The outer parts of objects or spaces

apex

noun

the top or highest part of something that ends in a point

back

noun

the part of something that is farthest from the front

back

noun

the side of a page, card, picture, etc. that is not the main side

base

noun

the bottom part, edge, or surface of something

base

noun

the bottom part or section of something, that supports the rest of it

bevel

noun

a sloping surface along the edge of a piece of wood, glass, etc.

bottom

noun

the lowest part of something

bottom

noun

the lowest surface of an object, on the inside or outside

bottom

noun

the part of something that is farthest away from where you are

brim

noun

the top edge of a cup or bowl

bump

noun

a raised part on a surface

confines

noun

the borders or edges of a place

corner

noun

a small area away from the center, especially one that is quiet, peaceful, or secret

edge

noun

the part of something that is farthest from its center

edging

noun

something that forms the edge of something else

end

noun

the place that is farthest away from the center of a long area or object

extension

noun

something that you add to a long thin object to make it able to reach somewhere

extremity

noun

a part of something that is farthest from the main part

foot

noun

the bottom of a slope, hill, set of stairs, etc.

frame

noun

a structure that forms a border for a picture or mirror and holds it in place

fringe

noun

the outer edge of something

front

noun

the surface of something that faces forward

the front

noun

the part of something that is nearest the direction it faces

grip

noun

the part of an object that has a special rough surface that you can hold firmly in your hands

handle

noun

the part of an object that you hold in your hand when you use it

head

noun

the top or front part of something

knife-edge

noun

an extremely narrow surface

knob

noun

a small round lump on the surface of something

knob

noun

the round top of a stick or post

limit

noun

the outer edge of an area

loop

noun

a round or curved piece of cloth, plastic, etc. used for carrying or holding something

margin

noun

the edge of a place or thing

nether regions

noun

the lower part of a place, especially when this is unpleasant or frightening

nozzle

noun

a narrow part at the end of a tube through which a liquid flows

one-sided

adjective

happening on or consisting of only one side

the other side/end

determiner, pronoun

the side or end that is farthest from you or is opposite from where you are

overleaf

adverb

on the other side of the page

penumbra

noun

an area covered by the outer part of a shadow, so that it is not completely dark

periphery

noun

the outer part of an area, very far from the center

profile

noun

the shape of the edge of something

purlieus

noun

the outer areas of a place

the rear

noun

the part of a place or thing that is at the back

the reverse

noun

the back side of a flat object

rib

noun

a long curved part of the frame of something

rim

noun

a mark that goes all the way around the edge of something

roof

noun

the highest part of an underground area or structure

shaft

noun

the main part of something long and thin, not including the end

shape

noun

the outer form of something

shape

noun

the usual or original outer form of something

side

noun

a particular area of something such as a building, street, or town

side

noun

a flat surface of a solid object such as a cube or pyramid

side

noun

the left or right part of something

side

noun

either of the flat surfaces of something thin such as a piece of paper or a coin

side

adjective

not in or on the central part of something

side-on

adverb

coming from the side

superficial

adjective

affecting or involving only the surface or outside part of something

superficial

adjective

in or part of the top layer of something such as skin, soil, or rock

surface

noun

the top layer of water or land

surface

noun

a flat area of a desk, table, etc. that you use for working on

surface

noun

one of the sides of an object

surface

adjective

affecting, existing on, or used on a surface

surface area

noun

the total area of a surface or surfaces, especially the outside surfaces of an object

surrounds

noun

the area or things around something

top

noun

the highest place, point, part, or surface of something

top

noun

the part of something such as a street that is farthest away from you

underside

noun

the bottom side or surface of something

unfinished

adjective

an unfinished surface has not been painted or protected with a special liquid

vertex

noun

the highest point of something

wall

noun

the side of something with an empty space inside, for example a box or a pipe

superficiality

noun

superficially

adverb

on either side

on one side of something and on the other side of it

on the outside

used when describing the outer surface of something

the flat of something

a flat surface or part of something

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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