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4 definitions found
 for Exterior
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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              Sith nor the exterior nor the inward man
              Resemble that it was.                 --Shak.
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     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.
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              Without exterior help sustained.      --Milton.
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     3. Relating to foreign nations; foreign; as, the exterior
        relations of a state or kingdom.
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     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.
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     Note: See Illust. of Ravelin.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Exterior \Ex*te"ri*or\, n.
     1. The outward surface or part of a thing; that which is
        external; outside.
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     2. Outward or external deportment, form, or ceremony; visible
        act; as, the exteriors of religion.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  exterior
      adj 1: 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,
           exterior] [ant: inside, interior]
      2: the outer side or surface of something [syn: outside,
         exterior] [ant: inside, interior]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  91 Moby Thesaurus words for "exterior":
     airscape, alien, apparent, apparent character, appearances, border,
     circumference, cityscape, cloudscape, coating, cortex, cortical,
     covering, crust, diorama, display, envelope, epidermic, epidermis,
     exomorphic, exotic, exteriors, external, external appearance,
     externals, extraneous, extrinsic, facade, face, facet, facing,
     farmscape, foreign, fringe, front, gaudiness, integument, interior,
     landscape, lineaments, mere externals, meretriciousness, open,
     ostent, out, outer, outer face, outer layer, outer side,
     outer skin, outermost, outline, outlying, outmost, outside,
     outstanding, outward, outward appearance, outward show,
     outward-facing, pastoral, peripheral, periphery, public,
     public image, rind, riverscape, roundabout, scape, scene, seapiece,
     seascape, seeming, shell, show, skin, skyscape, snowscape,
     speciousness, superficial, superficiality, superficies,
     superstratum, surface, surface appearance, surface show, top,
     townscape, vain show, view, waterscape
  
  

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