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Outer Sole

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Updated August 26, 2012

Definition: The shoe sole where the foot meets the ground.It is usually made of carbon rubber or blown rubber or a combination of both. Carbon rubber is stiffer and lasts longer and may be used in the high-wear areas of the sole, with the softer blown rubber in other areas.
Pronunciation: ow-ter sole (noun)
Also Known As: outsole
Examples:
My shoes have a rugged outer sole.

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