What does internal mean?

Definitions for internal
ɪnˈtɜr nlin·ter·nal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. internal(adj)

    happening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface

    "internal organs"; "internal mechanism of a toy"; "internal party maneuvering"

  2. internal, intragroup(adj)

    occurring within an institution or community

    "intragroup squabbling within the corporation"

  3. home(a), interior(a), internal, national(adj)

    inside the country

    "the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior"; "the nation's internal politics"

  4. inner, interior, internal(adj)

    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.

  5. inner, internal, intimate(adj)

    innermost or essential

    "the inner logic of Cubism"; "the internal contradictions of the theory"; "the intimate structure of matter"

Wiktionary

  1. internal(Adjective)

    inside of something

    We saw the internal compartments

    Etymology: From internalis, from internus + -alis.

  2. internal(Adjective)

    within the body

    Her bleeding was internal

    Etymology: From internalis, from internus + -alis.

  3. internal(Adjective)

    concerned with the domestic affairs of a nation, state or other political community.

    The nation suffered from internal conflicts

    Etymology: From internalis, from internus + -alis.

  4. internal(Adjective)

    concerned with the non-public affairs of a company or other organisation

    An internal investigation was conducted

    Etymology: From internalis, from internus + -alis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Internal(adj)

    inward; interior; being within any limit or surface; inclosed; -- opposed to external; as, the internal parts of a body, or of the earth

  2. Internal(adj)

    derived from, or dependent on, the thing itself; inherent; as, the internal evidence of the divine origin of the Scriptures

  3. Internal(adj)

    pertaining to its own affairs or interests; especially, (said of a country) domestic, as opposed to foreign; as, internal trade; internal troubles or war

  4. Internal(adj)

    pertaining to the inner being or the heart; spiritual

  5. Internal(adj)

    intrinsic; inherent; real

  6. Internal(adj)

    lying toward the mesial plane; mesial

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Internal

    in-tėr′nal, adj. being in the interior: domestic, as opposed to foreign: intrinsic: pertaining to the heart:—opp. to External.—n. Internal′ity.—adv. Inter′nally.—Internal evidence, evidence with regard to a thing, subject, book, &c. afforded by its intrinsic qualities. [L. internus-inter, within.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'internal' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1516

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'internal' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3174

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'internal' in Adjectives Frequency: #185

How to pronounce internal?

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How to say internal in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of internal in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of internal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of internal in a Sentence

  1. Scott Clemons:

    The reaction of U.S. equities to oil, China and other external factors tells us more about the internal status of the market, stocks are slightly overvalued even with the recent pullback and what we need is a rebound in corporate earnings.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    It's amazing that pigeons, lobsters, turtles, and even rats don’t get lost on their way, and unlike humans, they don't need either mapquest or Google Maps or GPS to find their way home. This is because they have built-in GPS within themselves. These animals rely on and leverage Earth’s magnetic field for orientation and navigation. The neural source of magnetic sense in pigeons are now found to be the single cells that encode three key positioning factors: the direction of a magnetic field, its intensity, and its polarity (north or south). It's so amazing. Centuries ago, the pigeons were used in India to send messages across hundreds of miles. By understanding how the pigeons process the computing and mapping in the brain, one day that info can probably be used to imorove the spatial orientation in human brains. And some day in future, we may not need a GPS in the car, because that GPS will be within us, built-in and totally internal to guide us at all times.

  3. Ilse Goethals:

    Clients who are in prison often start with less internal motivation but they tend to stay in therapy long enough for it to have some benefit.

  4. Flemming Ornskov:

    Some Wall Street analysts internal synergy goals are much higher.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    There is a big, big difference between 'Looking Beauty' and 'Being Beautiful' because the former is external feature but the latter is internal nature.

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