(?), a. [L. internus; akin to interior. See Interior.]
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1. Inward; interior; being within any limit or surface; inclosed; -- opposed to external; as, the internal parts of a body, or of the earth.
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2. Derived from, or dependent on, the thing itself; inherent; as, the internal evidence of the divine origin of the Scriptures.
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3. Pertaining to its own affairs or interests; especially, (said of a country) domestic, as opposed to foreign; as, internal trade; internal troubles or war.
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4. Pertaining to the inner being or the heart; spiritual.
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With our Savior, internal purity is everything.
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5. Intrinsic; inherent; real. [R.]
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The internal rectitude of our actions in the sight of God.
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6. (Anat.) Lying toward the mesial plane; mesial.
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Internal angle (Geom.), an interior angle. See under Interior. -- Internal gear (Mach.), a gear in which the teeth project inward from the rim instead of outward.

Syn. -- Inner; interior; inward; inland; inside.
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