Interior
Interior In*te"ri*or, n. 1. That which is within; the internal or inner part of a thing; the inside. [1913 Webster]

2. The inland part of a country, state, or kingdom. [1913 Webster]

{Department of the Interior}, that department of the government of the United States which has charge of pensions, patents, public lands and surveys, the Indians, education, etc.; that department of the government of a country which is specially charged with the internal affairs of that country; the home department.

{Secretary of the Interior}, the cabinet officer who, in the United States, is at the head of the Department of the Interior. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:
, , / , (from the shore or the frontier) / , (opposed to foreign or external), , ,


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  • interior — (Del lat. interĭor, ōris). 1. adj. Que está en la parte de adentro. 2. Que está muy adentro. 3. Que solo se siente en el alma. 4. Dicho de una habitación o de una vivienda: Que no tiene vistas a la calle. 5. Perteneciente o relativo a la nación… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Interior — may refer to: Interior (topology), mathematical concept that includes, for example, the inside of a shape Interior design, the trade of designing an architectural interior Interior (Degas) (also known as The Rape), painting by Edgar Degas The… …   Wikipedia

  • interior — INTERIÓR, OÁRĂ, interiori, oare, adj., s.n. 1. adj. Care este situat înăuntrul unui lucru, al unui spaţiu limitat etc.; intern. ♦ fig. Care se referă la partea morală, sufletească a omului; care nu se manifestă în afară; lăuntric. 2. s.n. Partea… …   Dicționar Român

  • interior — adjetivo 1. Que está o se lleva dentro: El dolor es interior. mar interior. patio interior. ropa* interior. 2. Del espíritu o de las facultades mentales: Tiene mucha vida interior. 3. Que se desarrolla sin salir de las fronteras de un país: el… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • interior — 1. Como adjetivo, ‘de dentro’. El término de referencia va introducido por la preposición a: «Venus es también un planeta interior a la órbita terrestre» (Maza Astronomía [Chile 1988]). 2. Como sustantivo, ‘parte de dentro’: «El interior del… …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • Interior — In*te ri*or, a. [L., compar. fr. inter between: cf. F. int[ e]rieur. See {Inter }, and cf. {Intimate}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Being within any limits, inclosure, or substance; inside; internal; inner; opposed to {exterior}, or {superficial}; as, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Interior — Interior, SD U.S. town in South Dakota Population (2000): 77 Housing Units (2000): 53 Land area (2000): 1.344865 sq. miles (3.483183 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.344865 sq. miles (3.483183… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • interior — [in tir′ē ər] adj. [ME < MFr < L, compar. of inter, between: see INTER ] 1. situated within; on the inside; inner 2. away from the coast, border, or frontier; inland 3. of the internal, or domestic, affairs of a country 4. of the inner… …   English World dictionary

  • interior — interior, internal The differences in meaning and usage between these two words correspond to those between exterior and external (see exterior, external). Interior is a noun as well as an adjective and refers in physical senses to the inside of… …   Modern English usage

  • interior — [adj] inside, central autogenous, domestic, endogenous, gut, home, in house, inland, inner, innermost, internal, intimate, inward, private, remote, secret, visceral, viscerous, within; concepts 583,826,830 Ant. exterior, external, outer, outside… …   New thesaurus

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