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3 definitions found
 for inner
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Inner \In"ner\ ([i^]n"n[~e]r), a. [AS. innera, a compar. fr.
     inne within, fr. in in. See In.]
     1. Further in; interior; internal; not outward; as, an inner
        chamber.
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     2. Of or pertaining to the spirit or its phenomena.
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              This attracts the soul,
              Governs the inner man, the nobler part. --Milton.
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     3. Not obvious or easily discovered; obscure.
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     Inner house (Scot.), the first and second divisions of the
        court of Session at Edinburgh; also, the place of their
        sittings.
  
     Inner jib (Naut.), a fore-and-aft sail set on a stay
        running from the fore-topmast head to the jib boom.
  
     Inner plate (Arch.), the wall plate which lies nearest to
        the center of the roof, in a double-plated roof.
  
     Inner post (Naut.), a piece brought on at the fore side of
        the main post, to support the transoms.
  
     Inner square (Carp.), the angle formed by the inner edges
        of a carpenter's square.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  inner
      adj 1: 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. [syn: inner, interior, internal]
      2: located or occurring within or closer to a center; "an inner
         room" [ant: outer(a)]
      3: innermost or essential; "the inner logic of Cubism"; "the
         internal contradictions of the theory"; "the intimate
         structure of matter" [syn: inner, internal, intimate]
      4: confined to an exclusive group; "privy to inner knowledge";
         "inside information"; "privileged information" [syn:
         inside, inner, privileged]
      5: exclusive to a center; especially a center of influence;
         "inner regions of the organization"; "inner circles of
         government"
      6: inside or closer to the inside of the body; "the inner ear"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  69 Moby Thesaurus words for "inner":
     absolute, central, certain, close, concealed, concrete,
     constitutional, deep, deep-seated, defined, definite, detailed,
     determinate, different, distinct, distinguished, esoteric,
     especial, essential, exceptional, express, extraordinary, familiar,
     fixed, focal, gut, hidden, immanent, implanted, implicit,
     inalienable, individual, indoor, indwelling, infixed, ingrained,
     inherent, inmost, innermost, inside, interior, internal, intestine,
     intimate, intrinsic, inward, inwrought, irreducible, middle,
     minute, noteworthy, nuclear, particular, personal, precise,
     private, resident, respective, secret, several, singular,
     solipsistic, special, specific, subjective, unalienable,
     unchallengeable, unquestionable, visceral
  
  

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