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Meaning of INTERIOR

Pronunciation:  in'teereeur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the federal department charged with conservation and the development of natural resources; created in 1849
  2. [n]  the inner or enclosed surface of something
  3. [n]  the region that is inside of something
  4. [adj]  of or coming from the middle of a region or country; "upcountry districts"
  5. [adj]  inside and toward a center; "interior regions of the earth"
  6. [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.
  7. [adj]  situated within or suitable for inside a building; "an interior scene"; "interior decoration"; "an interior bathroom without windows"
 

INTERIOR is a 8 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: Department of the Interior, indoor, inland, inner, inside, inside(a), Interior Department, internal, inward, midland, upcountry
 
 Antonyms: exterior, exterior, outside
 
 See Also: belly, executive department, indoor(a), inside, midland, midst, part, penetralia, region, surface, thick

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \In*te"ri*or\, a. [L., compar. fr. inter between: cf.
    F. int['e]rieur. See {Inter-}, and cf. {Intimate}.]
    1. Being within any limits, inclosure, or substance; inside;
       internal; inner; -- opposed to {exterior}, or
       {superficial}; as, the interior apartments of a house; the
       interior surface of a hollow ball.
    
    2. Remote from the limits, frontier, or shore; inland; as,
       the interior parts of a region or country.
    
    {Interior angle} (Geom.), an angle formed between two sides,
       within any rectilinear figure, as a polygon, or between
       two parallel lines by these lines and another intersecting
       them; -- called also {internal angle}.
    
    {Interior planets} (Astron.), those planets within the orbit
       of the earth.
    
    {Interior screw}, a screw cut on an interior surface, as in a
       nut; a female screw.
    
    Syn: Internal; inside; inner; inland; inward.
    
    
  2. \In*te"ri*or\, n.
    1. That which is within; the internal or inner part of a
       thing; the inside.
    
    2. The inland part of a country, state, or kingdom.
    
    {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.
    
    
 
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