1.Inward; interior; being within any limit or surface; inclosed; - opposed to external; as, the internal parts of a body, or of the earth.
2.Derived from, or dependent on, the thing itself; inherent; as, the internal evidence of the divine origin of the Scriptures.
3.Pertaining to its own affairs or interests; especially, (said of a country) domestic, as opposed to foreign; as, internal trade; internal troubles or war.
4.Pertaining to the inner being or the heart; spiritual.
With our Savior, internal purity is everything.
- Paley.
5.Intrinsic; inherent; real.
The internal rectitude of our actions in the sight of God.
- Rogers.
6.(Anat.) Lying toward the mesial plane; mesial.
Internal angle
(Geom.) an interior angle. See under Interior.
Internal gear
(Mach.) a gear in which the teeth project inward from the rim instead of outward.
Adj.1.internal - happening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface; "internal organs"; "internal mechanism of a toy"; "internal party maneuvering"
external - happening or arising or located outside or beyond some limits or especially surface; "the external auditory canal"; "external pressures"
2.internal - occurring within an institution or community; "intragroup squabbling within the corporation"
Synonyms: intragroup
3.internal - inside the country; "the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior"; "the nation's internal politics"
Synonyms: interior, home, national
4.internal - located inward; "Beethoven's manuscript looks like a bloody record of a tremendous inner battle"- Leonard Bernstein; "she thinks she has no soul, no interior life, but the truth is that she has no access to it"- David Denby; "an internal sense of rightousness"- A.R.Gurney,Jr.
Synonyms: inner, interior
5.internal - innermost or essential; "the inner logic of Cubism"; "the internal contradictions of the theory"; "the intimate structure of matter"
Synonyms: inner, intimate
bosom, center, central, cerebral, conceptive, conceptual, core, deep, deep-seated, deepest recesses, endopsychic, esoteric, gut, heart, heart of hearts, home, immanent, implanted, implicit, inalienable, indoor, indwelling, infixed, ingrained, inherent, inland, inmost, inner landscape, inner life, inner man, inner nature, inner recess, inner self, innermost, intellectual, intelligent, interior man, intern, intestine, intrados, intrinsic, inward, inwrought, irreducible, mental, municipal, national, native, noetic, noological, penetralia, phrenic, private, psychic, psychologic, rational, reasoning, recesses, resident, secret, secret place, secret places, soul, spiritual, subjective, thinking, unalienable, unchallengeable, unquestionable, visceral, vital center, vitals
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internal angle
Internal angles
internal auditor
internal auditory artery
internal auditory vein
internal carotid artery
internal cerebral vein
internal combustion
internal control
internal drive
internal ear
internal field separators
Internal gear
internal iliac artery
internal iliac vein
internal jugular vein
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