intern

Definitions

  • Showing internal columns employed to support the roof
    Showing internal columns employed to support the roof
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v intern work as an intern "The young doctor is interning at the Medical Center this year"
    • v intern deprive of freedom "During WW II, Japanese were interned in camps in the West"
    • n intern an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term)
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International Harvester spindle cotton picker, 1942 International Harvester spindle cotton picker, 1942

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Duracell, the battery-maker, built parts of its new international headquarters using materials from its own waste
    • intern A person working as an apprentice to gain experience in an occupation; sometimes the position is paid a salary, and other times it is not; as, a white house intern; an intern in a law firm.
    • intern (Med) A resident physician in a hospital, especially one who has recently received the Doctorate and is practising under supervision of experienced physicians, as a continuation of the training process; a house physician; also called houseman in Britain.
    • a Intern Internal.
    • Intern To hold until the end of a war, as enemy citizens in a country at the time of outbreak of hostilities; -- an action performed by countries.
    • Intern To put for safe keeping in the interior of a place or country; to confine to one locality; as, to intern troops which have fled for refuge to a neutral country.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The body's largest internal organ is the small intestine at an average length of 20 feet
    • intern Internal.
    • n intern An inmate, as of a school; especially, an assistant resident physician or surgeon in a hospital, usually a student or recent graduate, acting in the absence of the attending physician or surgeon.
    • intern To send into the interior of a country, as merchandise.
    • intern To confine within fixed or prescribed limits; specifically, to cause to reside in an interior locality without permission to leave it.
    • intern Specifically, to confine (a ship of a belligerent) in a neutral port into which it may put: a duty of the neutral power, under the provisions of international law, in time of war.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The International Space Station weighs about 500 tons and is the same size as a football field.
    • adj Intern in-tėrn′ internal
    • n Intern an inmate of a school, an assistant surgeon or physician in a hospital.—Also Interne′
    • v.t Intern in-tėrn′ to send into the interior of a country: to immure in an interior locality without permission to leave the district
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Quotations

  • Sigmund Freud
    Sigmund%20Freud
    “Conscience is the internal perception of the rejection of a particular wish operating within us.”
  • Jerry Lewis
    Jerry Lewis
    “People hate me because I am a multifaceted, talented, wealthy, internationally famous genius.”
  • Claude Levi-Strauss
    Claude%20Levi-Strauss
    “Language is a form of human reason, which has its internal logic of which man knows nothing.”
  • Norman Cousins
    Norman%20Cousins
    “Hearty laughter is a good way to jog internally without having to go outdoors.”
  • Herbert Spencer
    Herbert%20Spencer
    “Life is the continuous adjustment of internal relations to external relations.”
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose%20Bierce
    “Peace, in international affairs, is a period of cheating between two periods of fighting.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. internus,: cf. F. interne,. See Internal
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. interner. See Internal.

Usage

In literature:

The islands of Trinidad and Tobago are small factors in international coffee trading.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
In fact, the Old World looks on with sincere admiration at the complete demolition of the ancient precepts of international law.
"Latin America and the United States" by Elihu Root
This is made from a piece of brass tubing with an internal diameter of 3/4 inch.
"Boys' Book of Model Boats" by Raymond Francis Yates
Their reach is limited, but in this global environment their actions can have international consequences.
"National Strategy for Combating Terrorism" by United States
International peace reigned under the auspices of the Swiss hotel keeper.
"Mountain Meditations" by L. Lind-af-Hageby
The Chilean authorities doubted the story and ordered the vessel to be interned.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 8)"
Internal short-circuits cause excessive temperature rise, both on charge and discharge.
"The Automobile Storage Battery" by O. A. Witte
In 1904 the International Woman Suffrage Alliance was formed which soon encircled the globe.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume V"
International relations between all civilized states are improving from day to day.
"The Sexual Question" by August Forel
Many meetings were addressed by national and international speakers.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
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In poetry:

A. It is a visible, and outward sign
Of an internal, spiritual grace,
Whereby I'm sure that Christ himself is mine,
With all the gifts he grants his chosen race.
"The Lord's Prayer" by Rees Prichard
stranger. And I had to learn
why I would rather
die than love, how your innocence
would hurt and how I gather
guilt like a young intern
his symptons, his certain evidence.
"The Double Image" by Anne Sexton
Not Abraham, nor St. James, can e'er pretend
Th' internal feelings of our hearts to guess —
No one, but God alone, can comprehend
Our wants, our woes, our sorrows, and distress.
"Concerning Prayer, And Its Proper Requisites" by Rees Prichard
Thy bosom bears as pure a snow
As e'er Italia's bowers can boast,
And though no fire-fly lends its glow—
As on the soft Ligurian coast—
'Tis warmed by an internal heat
Which ever keeps it pure and sweet.
"Italian Myrtles" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
"I'd like to find some work, sir," to Smith, M.P., I spoke;
"I really am no shirk, sir, although I'm stony broke."
Said he, "You poor old lobster, you have a lot to learn,
To get a steady job, sir, you really must intern."
"Unemployed" by Abner Cosens
Now, Mick wus never in it as a reel perfeshnal crook,
But sometimes cops 'as slabs uv luck, so sometimes 'e wus took,
An' 'e got a repitation, thro' 'im bein' twice interned;
But 'e didn't skite about it, 'cos 'e felt it wasn't earned.
"Introduction to Ginger Mick" by C J Dennis

In news:

The Hamas-Israel fighting was the first major international test for Mr Morsi, who was caught between either supporting Hamas, one of the Egyptian Brotherhood 's sister movements, and Cairo's regional and international commitments.
The International Film Festival of India and the Film Bazaar are the opening salvos of an upcoming international campaign marking 100 years of Indian filmmaking.
American Science and Engineering Inc announced Wednesday that it has landed a $24.6 million contract with an unnamed international government agency to secure a major international port.
Halloween Demolition Derby Bash at Mobile International Speedway The Mobile International Speedway in Irvington, Ala.
You may be asking yourself why Intern Olivia has posted a picture of the inside of a trash can on the official Wake Up Call intern site.
Officers with the US Customs and Border Protection line up in the International Arrivals terminal of Newark International Airport Aug 24, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey.
JetBlue flight 677 left John F Kennedy International Airport for Los Angeles International Airport around 9 pm ET Sunday.
Peterson Manufacturing has announced a new strategic alliance with Dorian Drake International, Inc to represent the company in specific international markets.
The International Sign & Printmakers Guild Established by SA International.
The letter mentions oil transactions between NOC and international traders Vitol Group and Glencore International PLC as examples of documents it is seeking.
For the second year in a row, a flight tracking company has honored Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, finding its on-time performance is tops among major international airports.
The International Travel Class has been providing students, faculty, staff and the public opportunities for international travel for the past six years.
A top-notch agenda of internationally renowned keynote speakers and scintillating sessions has been planned for members of the ASIS International CSO Roundtable.
Henri Courpron, chief executive officer of International Lease Finance Corp. American International Group Inc.
If you're a junior or senior in college, intern in sunny Phoenix, Arizona KTVK is committed to on boarding interns from colleges and accredited universities and potentially integrate them into our workforce in the future.
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In science:

The total internal energy and the internal pressure of neighboring layers are not equal.
Hierarchic Models of Turbulence, Superfluidity and Superconductivity
Therefore, the internal fermion lines are counted first, then for each internal fermion line two summation indices are introduced, labeling the two helicities and the particle and anti-particle components, respectively.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
However, the electron possesses not only an internal magnetic moment but also an internal electric moment.
New interpretation to zitterbewegung
MCM with static internal spaces where internal spaces are Einstein ones.
Generalized de Sitter solution in multidimensional cosmology with static internal spaces
When an inhomogeneity causes an internal shock which propagates in the background wind flow, the internal energy and magnetic field can be larger than the values given in equations (8) and (9) locally.
Photon Emission in a Cascade from Relativistic Protons Initiated by Residual Thermal Photons in Gamma-Ray Bursts
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