toe out


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toe out

1. To walk or stand with one's feet angled outward. I just worry that toeing out like that will affect your posture in the long run.
2. Of the front tires on a car, to point out at an angle. The mechanic said the tires were toeing out slightly, causing them to get worn down along the inside edges so quickly.
3. To adjust the tires on a car so that they point slightly away from one another. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "toe" and "out." Manufacturers tend to toe out front-wheel drive cars to compensate for the forces put on the wheels when the car turns.
See also: out, toe
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