What does exterior mean?

Definitions for exterior
ɪkˈstɪər i ərex·te·ri·or

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. outside, exterior(noun)

    the region that is outside of something

  2. outside, exterior(adj)

    the outer side or surface of something

  3. exterior(adj)

    situated in or suitable for the outdoors or outside of a building

    "an exterior scene"; "exterior grade plywood"; "exterior paints"

Wiktionary

  1. exterior(Noun)

    The outside part, parts or surface of something.

    It was written on the exterior

  2. exterior(Noun)

    Foreign lands.

    She is our new minister of the exterior

  3. exterior(Adjective)

    Relating to the outside parts or surface of something.

  4. exterior(Adjective)

    Being from outside a country; foreign.

  5. exterior(Adjective)

    Outdoors.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exterior(adj)

    external; outward; pertaining to that which is external; -- opposed to interior; as, the exterior part of a sphere

    Etymology: [L. exterior, compar. of exter or exterus on the outside, outward, foreign, strange, a compar. fr. ex: cf. F. extrieur. See Ex-, and cf. Extreme, Interior.]

  2. Exterior(adj)

    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

    Etymology: [L. exterior, compar. of exter or exterus on the outside, outward, foreign, strange, a compar. fr. ex: cf. F. extrieur. See Ex-, and cf. Extreme, Interior.]

  3. Exterior(adj)

    relating to foreign nations; foreign; as, the exterior relations of a state or kingdom

    Etymology: [L. exterior, compar. of exter or exterus on the outside, outward, foreign, strange, a compar. fr. ex: cf. F. extrieur. See Ex-, and cf. Extreme, Interior.]

  4. Exterior(noun)

    the outward surface or part of a thing; that which is external; outside

    Etymology: [L. exterior, compar. of exter or exterus on the outside, outward, foreign, strange, a compar. fr. ex: cf. F. extrieur. See Ex-, and cf. Extreme, Interior.]

  5. Exterior(noun)

    outward or external deportment, form, or ceremony; visible act; as, the exteriors of religion

    Etymology: [L. exterior, compar. of exter or exterus on the outside, outward, foreign, strange, a compar. fr. ex: cf. F. extrieur. See Ex-, and cf. Extreme, Interior.]

Freebase

  1. Exterior

    In topology, the exterior of a subset S of a topological space X is the union of all open sets of X which are disjoint from S. It is itself an open set and is disjoint from S. The exterior of S is denoted by or

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Exterior

    eks-tē′ri-or, adj. outer: outward, external: on or from the outside: foreign.—n. outward part or surface: outward form or deportment: appearance.—n. Exterior′ity.—adv. Extē′riorly, outwardly. [L. exterior, comp. of exter, outward—ex, out.]

Editors Contribution

  1. exterior

    A type of surface.

    The exterior of the house had to be painted, we did it easily.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 16, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exterior in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exterior in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of exterior in a Sentence

  1. Martin McGuinness:

    Obviously the pleasant exterior of Martin McGuinness is not all that there is to him.

  2. Philip Breedlove:

    That exterior message has now obviously fallen apart and we see outright Russian involvement, air defense systems that have never really been used anywhere outside Russia until now are being used in that area.

  3. Amber Heard:

    I feel like I’m constantly fighting against my exterior, or this exterior presentation of myself, because of how I look or perhaps because of who I’m with.

  4. Akram Al Deek:

    Notes To Self: 1.The falling of autumn leaves is not your fault. 2.Stop piling candles for decoration. They are meant to be burnt. 3.Silence has a voice of its own. Listen to your own silence. 4.A piece of advice from a divorced and a formerly political prisoner: “to be successful, avoid two things: women and politics!” 5.A semi-colon is the middle finger in a sentence when writing fiction. 6.Be sadist when you write. Good things come out of your character only when bad things happen to them. 7.A comedian once said: if you are looking for sympathy in life, you will only find it in the dictionary between shit and syphilis. 8.No expectations. Just instincts. 9.Undergraduate degrees of creative writing are rubbish. They are vehicles of producing mass ignorance. Because if undergraduates want to become writers, they have to spend their twenties reading excessively first. 10.Every time you get rejected by a publisher, be thankful. It is a boost for your ego to keep going forward. It is a second chance to reflect, write, and edit. It is a rebirth. It is similar to being given the question-sheet in an exam to revisit your answers before you submit your paper. 11.You are fake and hypocritical when you write for fame or political purpose. These are exterior. Honest and free writing is interior: that is when you write for yourself. 12.Mark things in green. It is the colour of grace, hope and nature. Red is bloody and fascist. 13.Reason, not need. - King Lear 14.Your body is roughly 72 per cent water. Keep hydrated. 15.Read alone. Write alone. Eat accompanied. 16.Do not drive all the time. Cycle when possible. 17.More radio. Less TV. 18.Read more. Write less. Writing comes later. 19.Sing to a mirror. 20.Re-paint your walls. 21.Read an article or summarise a short story a day. 22.Learn a new word a day too. 23.Become drunk with poetry. 24.Watch foreign films. 25.Buy mother a piece of jewellery with first salary. 26.Publish a book before you are 30. 27.Practice poetry. For fun. 28.Have a tattoo you will regret. 29.Put that bloody mobile phone down! Do not become a machine driven by machines! 30.Speak less. Listen more.

  5. Jochen Hermann:

    We want the car to be as quiet as possible from the interior, but there are rules for sound decibel levels for the exterior, we picked an acoustic signal for the EQC about a year ago and made a choice between three different sounds.

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