Hypertext Webster Gateway: "outstanding"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Outstanding \Out*stand"ing\, a.
That stands out; undischarged; uncollected; not paid; as,
outstanding obligations.

Revenues . . . as well outstanding as collected. --A.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

adj 1: distinguished from others in excellence; "did outstanding
work in human relations"; "an outstanding war record"
2: having a quality that thrusts itself into attention; "an
outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by
anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own
freedom"; "a new theory is the most prominent feature of
the book"; "salient traits"; "a spectacular rise in
prices"; "a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the
statue of Eros in the center"; "a striking resemblance
between parent and child" [syn: {prominent}, {salient}, {spectacular},
3: of major significance or importance; "a great work of art";
"Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th
century" [syn: {great}]
4: owed as a debt; "outstanding bills"; "the amount still
owed"; "undischarged debts" [syn: {owed}, {owing(p)}, {undischarged}]

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