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American Dictionary of the English Language

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Exterior


EXTE'RIOR, adjective [Latin from exterus, foreign.]

1. External; outward; applied to the outside or outer surface of a body, and opposed to interior. We speak of the exterior and interior surfaces of a concavo-convex lens.

2. External; on the outside, with reference to a person; extrinsic. We speak of an object exterior to a man, as opposed to that which is within or in his mind.

EXTE'RIOR, noun The outward surface; that which is external.

1. Outward or visible deportment; appearance.