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Definition of External

External
External Ex*ter"nal, n. Something external or without; outward part; that which makes a show, rather than that which is intrinsic; visible form; -- usually in the plural. Adam was then no less glorious in his externals --South. God in externals could not place content. --Pope.
External
External Ex*ter"nal, a. [L. externus, fr. exter, exterus, on the outside, outward. See Exterior.] 1. Outward; exterior; relating to the outside, as of a body; being without; acting from without; -- opposed to internal; as, the external form or surface of a body. Of all external things, . . . She [Fancy] forms imaginations, aery shapes. --Milton. 2. Outside of or separate from ourselves; (Metaph.) separate from the perceiving mind. 3. Outwardly perceptible; visible; physical or corporeal, as distinguished from mental or moral. Her virtues graced with external gifts. --Shak. 4. Not intrinsic nor essential; accidental; accompanying; superficial. The external circumstances are greatly different. --Trench. 5. Foreign; relating to or connected with foreign nations; as, external trade or commerce; the external relations of a state or kingdom. 6. (Anat.) Away from the mesial plane of the body; lateral. External angles. (Geom.) See under Angle.

Meaning of External from wikipedia

- External may refer to: External (mathematics), a concept in abstract algebra Externality, in economics, the cost or benefit that affects a party who did...
- economics, an externality is the cost or benefit that affects a party who did not choose to incur that cost or benefit. Externalities often occur when...
- Externalism is a group of positions in the philosophy of mind which argues that the conscious mind is not only the result of what is going on inside the...
- The Minister of External Affairs (or simply Foreign Minister) is the head of the Ministry of External Affairs of the Government of India. One of the senior-most...
- The abdominal external oblique muscle (also external oblique muscle, or exterior oblique) is the largest and outermost of the three flat abdominal muscles...
- The external capsule is a series of white matter fiber tracts in the brain. These fibers run between the most lateral (toward the side of the head) segment...
- The external intercostal muscles, or external intercostals (Intercostales externi) are eleven in number on both sides. The muscles extend from the tubercles...
- External fixation is a surgical treatment wherein rods are ****ed into bone and exit the body to be attached to a stabilizing structure on the outside...
- The external carotid artery is a major artery of the head and neck. It arises from the common carotid artery when it splits into the external and internal...
- External loan (or foreign debt) is the total debt a country owes to foreign creditors; its complement is internal debt which is owed to domestic lenders...
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