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Most distant; farthest.
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most distant or remote
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(ˈfɑr θərˌmoʊst, -məst)

most distant; farthest.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.farthermost - (comparatives of `far') most remote in space or time or order; "had traveled to the farthest frontier"; "don't go beyond the farthermost (or furthermost) tree"; "explored the furthest reaches of space"; "the utmost tip of the peninsula"
comparative, comparative degree - the comparative form of an adjective or adverb; "`faster' is the comparative of the adjective `fast'"; "`less famous' is the comparative degree of the adjective `famous'"; "`more surely' is the comparative of the adverb `surely'"
far - located at a great distance in time or space or degree; "we come from a far country"; "far corners of the earth"; "the far future"; "a far journey"; "the far side of the road"; "far from the truth"; "far in the future"
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Most distant or remote, as from a center:
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From the lips of the ape-man came a weird, uncanny sound, and in answer to it there leaped from the blackness of the hut's farthermost corner a bolt of fur-clad death.
He saw that when the Lady Maud accompanied him they were wont to repair to the farthermost extremities of the palace grounds where, by a little postern gate, she admitted a certain officer of the Guards to whom the Queen had forbidden the privilege of the court.
Ghak didn't know what Perry meant by heavenly bodies or a compass, but he assured us that you might blindfold any man of Pellucidar and carry him to the farthermost corner of the world, yet he would be able to come directly to his own home again by the shortest route.
All things were related to all other things from the farthermost star in the wastes of space to the myriads of atoms in the grain of sand under one's foot.
However, in failing to prevent Russian aggression in Eastern Europe's farthermost regions, while lacking any kind of decisive response to Putin's meddling in the exercise of Western democracy, a fragmented and rudderless Europe has left itself exposed to future malevolent Russian actions.
The Philippine Air Force (PAF) plans to put up a base in Balabac, geographically located at the farthermost tip of Palawan, which is perceived to be a strategic location in securing the country's southern borders and the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea).
In other words, the maximum run-out zone or the lower boundary of the fallen rocks can be investigated by identifying the farthermost areas where boulders from previous rockfalls have fallen (Copons and Vilaplana, 2008; Wieczorek et al., 2008).
In the study carried out by Luca, the centerline existing between two points within a model in a tube form was defined to be the line farthermost from the boundary.
In the far northwest province of Hajja, the army and popular forces foiled an attempt by the enemy Saudi troops to advance toward the farthermost port of Tabat al-Sahil in the port city of Medi, the officials said.
The Government has hurried relief aid to peoples stricken with catastrophes throughout the globe, while devotees, namely the late iconic philanthropist, Abdulrahman Al-Sumait, reached the poor in farthermost spots of the globe, namely remote African nations.
The appeal of Godolphin has reached the farthermost corners of the globe, and it is equally important that people living in the UAE get involved and educated about such a unique concept," Hareb told Gulf News.
The first bears an editorial note saying that it was "received two days before the tragic news" and its last paragraph begins with the unintentionally ominous comment, "Time is running out on me and I must bring my letter to a close"("Letter 111" 9; emphasis in the text).The second letter, which describes a trip to "the farthermost part of the Parish of Monsefu," is prefaced by a heading indicating that it was "written the week of Father Conroy's death and arrived just recently." It ends with the remark that "now I am back again in Monsefu with a backlog of things waiting for attention" ("Letter iv" 6; emphasis in the text).