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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

- Look up external in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. External may refer to: External (mathematics), a concept in abstract algebra Externality, in economics...
- In economics, an externality or external cost is an indirect cost or benefit to an uninvolved third party that arises as an effect of another party's...
- External fertilization is a mode of reproduction in which a male organism's sperm fertilizes a female organism's egg outside of the female's body. It is...
- An external combustion engine (EC engine) is a reciprocating heat engine where a working fluid, contained internally, is heated by combustion in an external...
- 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 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 sector is the portion of a country's economy that interacts with the economies of other countries. In the goods market, the external sector...
- A country's gross external debt (or foreign debt) is the liabilities that are owed to nonresidents by residents.: 5  The debtors can be governments, corporations...
- An external auditor performs an audit, in accordance with specific laws or rules, of the financial statements of a company, government entity, other legal...
- External risks are generally something that is uncontrollable by the first party. In contract law, are risks that are produced by a non-human source and...