Definition of Interior

1. Noun. The region that is inside of something.

Exact synonyms: Inside
Specialized synonyms: Midland, Midst, Thick, Penetralia
Generic synonyms: Part, Region
Antonyms: Outside
Derivative terms: Interiorize



2. Adjective. Situated within or suitable for inside a building. "An interior bathroom without windows"
Attributes: Position, Spatial Relation
Similar to: Indoor, Inside
Also: Indoor
Antonyms: Exterior

3. Noun. The inner or enclosed surface of something.
Exact synonyms: Inside
Specialized synonyms: Belly
Generic synonyms: Surface
Antonyms: Outside

4. Adjective. Inside the country. "The nation's internal politics"
Exact synonyms: Home, Internal, National
Similar to: Domestic

5. Noun. The United States federal department charged with conservation and the development of natural resources; created in 1849.

6. Adjective. Located inward. "An internal sense of rightousness"
Exact synonyms: Inner, Internal
Similar to: Inward

7. Adjective. Inside and toward a center. "Interior regions of the earth"
Similar to: Internal

8. Adjective. Of or coming from the middle of a region or country. "Upcountry districts"
Exact synonyms: Midland, Upcountry
Similar to: Inland

Definition of Interior

1. a. 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. n. That which is within; the internal or inner part of a thing; the inside.

Definition of Interior

1. Adjective. having to do with the inner part of something ¹

2. Adjective. having to do with the inland parts of a country far from the coasts ¹

3. Noun. The inside of a building, container, cavern, or other enclosed structure. ¹

4. Noun. The inside regions of a country, distanced from the borders or coasts. ¹

5. Noun. (mathematics topology) The set of all interior points of a set. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Interior

1. the inside [n -S] - See also: inside

Medical Definition of Interior

1. 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, those planets within the orbit of the earth. Interior screw, a screw cut on an interior surface, as in a nut; a female screw. Synonym: Internal, inside, inner, inland, inward. Origin: L, compar. Fr. Inter between: cf. F. Interieur. See Inter-, and cf. Intimate. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Interior

interim order
interim overhaul
interims
interindividual
interindustry
interinfluence
interinfluences
intering
interinstitutional
interinstitutional relations
interinvolve
interinvolved
interinvolves
interinvolving
interionic
interior (current term)
interior(a)
interior angle
interior angles
interior decoration
interior decorator
interior design
interior design and furnishings
interior designer
interior door
interior live oak
interior monologue
interior point
interior points
interiorise

Literary usage of Interior

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"They are less nomadic in character than the purer race of the interior and carry ... The Dyaks of the interior employ themselves with hunting and tillage, ..."

2. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1880)
"In the course of my work I had to make various long journeys in the uninhabited interior of that country. It is of one of these journeys, which lasted from ..."

3. Report by Oklahoma Adjutant-general's office (1859)
"And yet from every shower that passes, water is admitted through these perforations to the interior of the timber, filling the multitude of little cells ..."

4. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1857)
"Notes on the Probable Condition of the interior of Australia. By H. LANDO«. Í* you take a map of Australia, the first most striking feature Is the absence ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"This marks the beginning of the occupation of the interior of ... south-west of Sydney, a large extent of the interior was reveled. Messrs Hamilton Hume and ..."

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