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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exterior  \Ex*te"ri*or\,  a.  [L.  exterior,  compar.  of  exter  or 
  exterus  on  the  outside,  outward,  foreign,  strange,  a  compar. 
  fr  ex:  cf  F.  ext['e]rieur.  See  {Ex?},  and  cf  {Extreme}, 
  {Interior}.] 
  1.  External;  outward;  pertaining  to  that  which  is  external; 
  --  opposed  to  interior;  as  the  exterior  part  of  a  sphere. 
 
  Sith  nor  the  exterior  nor  the  inward  man  Resemble 
  that  it  was  --Shak. 
 
  2.  External;  on  the  outside;  without  the  limits  of 
  extrinsic;  as  an  object  exterior  to  a  man,  opposed  to 
  what  is  within,  or  in  his  mind. 
 
  Without  exterior  help  sustained.  --Milton. 
 
  3.  Relating  to  foreign  nations;  foreign;  as  the  exterior 
  relations  of  a  state  or  kingdom. 
 
  {Exterior  angle}  (Geom.),  the  angle  included  between  any  side 
  of  a  triangle  or  polygon  and  the  prolongation  of  the 
  adjacent  side  also  an  angle  included  between  a  line 
  crossing  two  parallel  lines  and  either  of  the  latter  on 
  the  outside. 
 
  {Exterior  side}  (Fort.),  the  side  of  the  polygon  upon  which  a 
  front  of  fortification  is  formed.  --Wilhelm. 
 
  Note:  See  Illust.  of  {Ravelin}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exterior  \Ex*te"ri*or\,  n. 
  1.  The  outward  surface  or  part  of  a  thing  that  which  is 
  external;  outside. 
 
  2.  Outward  or  external  deportment,  form  or  ceremony;  visible 
  act  as  the  exteriors  of  religion. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  exterior 
  adj  :  situated  in  or  suitable  for  the  outdoors  or  outside  of  a 
  building;  "an  exterior  scene";  "exterior  grade 
  plywood";  "exterior  paints"  [ant:  {interior}] 
  n  1:  the  region  that  is  outside  of  something  [syn:  {outside}] 
  [ant:  {inside}] 
  2:  the  outer  side  or  surface  of  something  [syn:  {outside}] 
  [ant:  {inside}] 




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