Inside finish
Inside In"side`, a. 1. Being within; included or inclosed in anything; contained; interior; internal; as, the inside passengers of a stagecoach; inside decoration. [1913 Webster]

Kissing with inside lip. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Adapted to the interior. [1913 Webster]

{Inside callipers} (Mech.), callipers for measuring the diameters of holes, etc.

{Inside finish} (Arch.), a general term for the final work in any building necessary for its completion, but other than unusual decoration; thus, in joiner work, the doors and windows, inside shutters, door and window trimmings, paneled jams, baseboards, and sometimes flooring and stairs; in plaster work, the finishing coat, the cornices, centerpieces, etc.,; in painting, all simple painting of woodwork and plastering.

{Inside track}, the inner part of a race course; hence, colloquially, advantage of place, facilities, contacts, etc., in competition. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • inside finish — noun : the final work in a building necessary for its completion (as the adding of doors, paneled jambs, baseboards) compare outside finish …   Useful english dictionary

  • Inside — In side , a. 1. Being within; included or inclosed in anything; contained; interior; internal; as, the inside passengers of a stagecoach; inside decoration. [1913 Webster] Kissing with inside lip. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Adapted to the interior.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inside callipers — Inside In side , a. 1. Being within; included or inclosed in anything; contained; interior; internal; as, the inside passengers of a stagecoach; inside decoration. [1913 Webster] Kissing with inside lip. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Adapted to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inside track — Inside In side , a. 1. Being within; included or inclosed in anything; contained; interior; internal; as, the inside passengers of a stagecoach; inside decoration. [1913 Webster] Kissing with inside lip. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Adapted to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Finish — Fin ish, n. 1. That which finishes, puts an end to? or perfects. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) The joiner work and other finer work required for the completion of a building, especially of the interior. See {Inside finish}, and {Outside finish}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inside — [[t]ɪ̱nsa͟ɪd[/t]] ♦♦ insides (The preposition is usually pronounced [[t]ɪnsa͟ɪd[/t]].) 1) PREP Something or someone that is inside a place, container, or object is in it or is surrounded by it. Inside the passport was a folded slip of paper...… …   English dictionary

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  • outside finish — noun : the final work on the exterior of a building necessary for its completion (as the adding of corner boards and window casings) compare inside finish …   Useful english dictionary

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