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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Externality  \Ex`ter*nal"i*ty\,  n. 
  State  of  being  external;  exteriority;  (Metaph.)  separation 
  from  the  perceiving  mind. 
 
  Pressure  or  resistance  necessarily  supposes  externality 
  in  the  thing  which  presses  or  resists.  --A.  Smith. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  externality 
  n  :  the  quality  or  state  of  being  outside  or  directed  toward  or 
  relating  to  the  outside  or  exterior:  "the  outwardness  of 
  the  world"  [syn:  {outwardness}]  [ant:  {inwardness}] 




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