Definitions for external

Definitions for (noun) external

Main entry: external

Definition: outward features

Usage: he enjoyed the solemn externals of religion

Definitions for (adj) external

Main entry: external

Definition: happening or arising or located outside or beyond some limits or especially surface

Usage: the external auditory canal; external pressures

Main entry: external

Definition: purely outward or superficial

Usage: external composure; an external concern for reputation- A.R.Gurney,Jr.

Main entry: outside, external, international

Definition: from or between other countries

Usage: external commerce; international trade; developing nations need outside help

Main entry: external, extraneous, outside

Definition: coming from the outside

Usage: extraneous light in the camera spoiled the photograph; relying upon an extraneous income; disdaining outside pressure groups

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