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Definition of externa

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1. external [ a ] happening or arising or located outside or beyond some limits or especially surface
Examples: "the external auditory canal" "external pressures"

Used in print:

(William G. Pollard, Physicist and Christian....)

When , therefore , it turned its attention to the concrete entities with which popular imagination had peopled the world of spirit , these entities soon lost whatever status they had enjoyed as actual elements of external reality .

(Nathan Rapport, ""I've Been Here before!"...)

Hereby , the external object viewed by the eyes remains the thing that is seen , not the retinal image , the purpose of which would be to achieve perceptive cooperation by stirring sympathetic impulses in the other sensory centers , motor tensions , associated word symbols , and consciousness .

(Frank Oppenheimer, "Science and Fear-- A Discussion...)

They arise in situations in which one believes that what happens depends not_only on the external world , but also on the precise pattern of behavior of the individual or group .

We , in our country , think_of war as an external threat which , if it occurs , will not be primarily of our own doing .

(Max F. Millikan and Donald L. M. Blackmer,...)

At_the_same_time , we should recognize that the obstacles to change and the lack of cohesion and stability which characterize these countries may make them particularly prone to diversions and external adventures of all sorts .

Synonyms external Related Terms internal outside outer outside position

2. external [ a ] from or between other countries
Examples: "external commerce" "international trade" "developing nations need outside help"

Used in print:

(The Department of State: A Fresh Look at the...)

The problem in the policy officer 's mind thus begins to take_shape as a galaxy of utterly complicated factors - political , military , economic , financial , legal , legislative , procedural , administrative - to be sorted_out and handled within a political_system which moves by consent in_relation_to an external environment which cannot be under_control .

Synonyms international outside external Related Terms foreign

3. external [ a ] coming from the outside
Examples: "extraneous light in the camera spoiled the photograph" "relying upon an extraneous income" "disdaining outside pressure groups"

Used in print:

(Frank Oppenheimer, "Science and Fear-- A Discussion...)

As cells coalesced into organisms , they built new `` unnatural '' and internally controlled environments to cope even more successfully with the entropy increasing properties of the external world .

Synonyms outside external extraneous Related Terms extrinsic

4. external [ a ] exogenous

Used in print:

(A.L. Kroeber, "Semantic Contribution of Lexicostatistic...)

the aspect of learning the internal organization of obvious natural genetic groups of languages as_well as their more remote and elusive external links ; of classification first , with elapsed age merely a by-product ; of acquiring evidential knowledge of what happened in Athabascan , in Yokuts , in Uto-Aztecan in the last few thousand years as_well as forecasting what more anciently may have happened between them .

Synonyms external Related Terms exogenous

5. external [ a ] purely outward or superficial
Examples: "external composure" "an external concern for reputation"- A.R.Gurney,Jr.

Synonyms external Related Terms outward

6. external [ n ] outward features
Examples: "he enjoyed the solemn externals of religion"

Synonyms external Related Terms feature

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