What does internal mean?

Definitions for internal
ɪnˈtɜr nlin·ter·nal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. internaladjective

    happening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface

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

  2. internal, intragroupadjective

    occurring within an institution or community

    "intragroup squabbling within the corporation"

  3. home(a), interior(a), internal, nationaladjective

    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, internaladjective

    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, intimateadjective

    innermost or essential

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

Wiktionary

  1. internaladjective

    inside of something

    We saw the internal compartments

    Etymology: From internalis, from internus + -alis.

  2. internaladjective

    within the body

    Her bleeding was internal

    Etymology: From internalis, from internus + -alis.

  3. internaladjective

    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. internaladjective

    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. Internaladjective

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

  2. Internaladjective

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

  3. Internaladjective

    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. Internaladjective

    pertaining to the inner being or the heart; spiritual

  5. Internaladjective

    intrinsic; inherent; real

  6. Internaladjective

    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

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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. Jamal Khashoggis:

    The King has stressed that everybody involved will be brought to justice. And I have faith in that. This will happen. Otherwise Saudi wouldn't have started an internal investigation.

  2. Tony Seba:

    One of the key findings in Rethinking Transportation is that the whole internal combustion engine automobile value chain will collapse within three years of the approval of autonomous vehicles, that is, if autonomous vehicles are approved in 2021, then new [internal combustion engine] vehicle sales are finished by 2024.

  3. Henry B. Adams:

    The work of internal government has become the task of controlling the thousands of fifth-rate men

  4. European Securities and Markets Authority:

    Wei Benhua may not have appropriately performed his role as independent non-executive director as required by the Credit Rating Agency Regulation, since he had limited interaction with the internal control functions.

  5. Zhao Lijian:

    We once again urge Japan to approach the relevant issues with the right mentality, and show its respect for China's sovereignty and sincerity in upholding regional peace and stability, i must stress that, Taiwan is part of China and the Taiwan question is purely China's internal affair.

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