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Meaning of INNER

Pronunciation:  'inur

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  1. [adj]  (anatomy) inside or closer to the inside of the body; "the inner ear"
  2. [adj]  located inward; "Beethoven's manuscript looks like a bloody record of a tremendous inner battle"- Leonard Bernstein; "she thinks she has no soul, no interior life, but the truth is that she has no access to it"- David Denby; "an internal sense of rightousness"- A.R.Gurney,Jr.
  3. [adj]  innermost or essential; "the inner logic of Cubism"; "the internal contradictions of the theory"; "the intimate structure of matter"
  4. [adj]  exclusive to a center; especially a center of influence; "inner regions of the organization"; "inner circles of government"
  5. [adj]  confined to an exclusive or group; "privy to inner knowledge"; "inside information"; "privileged information"

INNER is a 5 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: exclusive, inside, interior, internal, intimate, intrinsic, intrinsical, inward, privileged



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In"ner\, a. [AS. innera, a compar. fr. inne within, fr.
in in. See {In}.]
1. Further in; interior; internal; not outward; as, an spirit
   or its phenomena.

         This attracts the soul, Governs the inner man,the
         nobler part.                          --Milton.

3. Not obvious or easily discovered; obscure.

{Inner house} (Scot.), the first and second divisions of the
   court of Session at Edinburgh; also,the place of their

{Inner jib} (Naut.), a fore-and-aft sail set on a stay
   running from the fore-topmast head to the jib boom.

{Inner plate} (Arch.), the wall plate which lies nearest to
   the center of the roof,in a double-plated roof.

{Inner post} (Naut.), a piece brought on at the fore side of
   the main post, to support the transoms.

{Inner square} (Carp.), the angle formed by the inner edges
   of a carpenter's square.

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