verb (used with object), outbred, outbreeding.
to selected individuals outside the limits of the or variety.
verb -breeds, -breeding, -bred
(intransitive) (anthropol) to produce offspring through sexual relations outside a particular family or tribe
to breed (animals that are not closely related) or (of such animals) to be bred
The mating or breeding of distantly related or unrelated individuals. Outbreeding often produces offspring of superior quality because it increases homozygosity (the occurrence of two alleles for the same trait at corresponding positions on homologous chromosomes), thereby sharply reducing the risk of deleterious recessive genes being expressed. Crossbreeding is the most common form of outbreeding.
[out-bil-ding] /ˈaʊtˌbɪl dɪŋ/ noun 1. a detached subordinate to a main . /ˈaʊtˌbɪldɪŋ/ noun 1. a building subordinate to but separate from a main building; outhouse
[out-bil-ding] /ˈaʊtˌbɪl dɪŋ/ noun 1. a detached subordinate to a main . /ˈaʊtˌbɪldɪŋ/ noun 1. a building subordinate to but separate from a main building; outhouse n. “a detached or subordinate building,” 1620s, from out + building (n.).
[out-burst] /ˈaʊtˌbɜrst/ noun 1. a sudden and violent release or outpouring: an outburst of tears. 2. a sudden spell of activity, energy, etc. 3. a public disturbance; riot; outbreak. 4. a forth; eruption. /ˈaʊtˌbɜːst/ noun 1. a sudden and violent expression of emotion 2. an explosion or eruption n. 1650s, from out + burst (v.). […]
[out-kast, -kahst] /ˈaʊtˌkæst, -ˌkɑst/ noun 1. a person who is rejected or out, as from home or society: In the beginning the area was settled by outcasts, adventurers, and felons. 2. a homeless wanderer; vagabond. 3. rejected matter; refuse. adjective 4. out, as from one’s home or society: an outcast son. 5. pertaining to or […]