• the Interior of The Great Pyramid
    the Interior of The Great Pyramid
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj interior of or coming from the middle of a region or country "upcountry districts"
    • adj interior inside and toward a center "interior regions of the earth"
    • adj interior 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."
    • adj interior situated within or suitable for inside a building "an interior scene","interior decoration","an interior bathroom without windows"
    • adj interior inside the country "the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior","the nation's internal politics"
    • n Interior the United States federal department charged with conservation and the development of natural resources; created in 1849
    • n interior the inner or enclosed surface of something
    • n interior the region that is inside of something
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Interior of Thursley Church Interior of Thursley Church
Showing the interior passages and chambers Showing the interior passages and chambers
Showing extensive decoration to interior and dome Showing extensive decoration to interior and dome
Interior of Rochester Castle Interior of Rochester Castle
Rochester Cathedral Interior Rochester Cathedral Interior
CORDOBA. Interior of the Mesquita CORDOBA. Interior of the Mesquita
SANTIAGO. Interior of the Cathedral SANTIAGO. Interior of the Cathedral

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The temperature of the earth's interior increases by one degree every 60 feet down.
    • Interior Being within any limits, inclosure, or substance; inside; internal; inner; -- opposed to exterior, or superficial; as, the interior apartments of a house; the interior surface of a hollow ball.
    • Interior Remote from the limits, frontier, or shore; inland; as, the interior parts of a region or country.
    • Interior That which is within; the internal or inner part of a thing; the inside.
    • Interior The inland part of a country, state, or kingdom.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The US President's Cabinet is composed of: the Attorney General, the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Treasury, the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Interior, the Secretary of Commerce, the Secretary of Health/Human Services, the Secretary of Housing/Urban Development, the Secretary of Labor, the Secretary of Transportation, the Secretary of Energy, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, the Secretary of Homeland Security, and the Secretary of Education.
    • interior Being within; inside of anything that limits, incloses, or conceals; internal; further toward a center: opposed to exterior or superficial: as, the interior parts of a house or of the earth.
    • interior Inland; remote from the limits, frontier, or shore: as, the interior parts of a country; an interior town.
    • interior Of or pertaining to that which is within; inside: as, an interior view.
    • interior Pertaining to the immediate contents of consciousness; relating to that which one can perceive within one's self; inward; inner; inmost; mental.
    • interior In entomology, inner; lying next to the body or the median line.
    • n interior The internal part; the inside.
    • n interior In art: An inside part of a building, considered as a whole from the point of view of artistic design or general effect, convenience, etc.
    • n interior A picture of such an inclosed space, or of any subject considered as within such an inclosure, or under the conditions of lighting, etc., obtaining therein.
    • n interior That part of a country or state which is at a considerable distance from its frontiers.
    • n interior The internal or domestic affairs of a country as distinguished from its external or foreign affairs.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: When he resigned in 1923 because of illegal behavior in the Teapot Dome Affair, Secretary of the Interior Albert Fall was offered an appointment to the Supreme Court by President Harding. In 1931, Fall was tried and found guilty of conspiracy to defraud.
    • adj Interior in-tē′ri-ur inner: remote from the frontier or coast: inland
    • n Interior the inside of anything: the inland part of a country
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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “What is the imagination? Only an arm or weapon of the interior energy; only the precursor of the reason.”
  • Swami Brahmanada
    Swami Brahmanada
    “In truth, to attain to interior peace, one must be willing to pass through the contrary to peace. Such is the teaching of the Sages.”
  • Ernest Hemingway
    “Prose is architecture, not interior decoration, and the Baroque is over.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., compar. fr. inter, between: cf. F. intérieur,. See Inter-, and cf. Intimate


In literature:

The interior is sumptuously furnished, and has a collection of valuable paintings.
"England, Picturesque and Descriptive" by Joel Cook
The scene shifted quickly to the interior of the house.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930" by Various
He places his barn in the interior of a plant which is very abundant in the zone he inhabits.
"The Industries of Animals" by Frédéric Houssay
A small, trim, two-seated plane showed in the shadowy interior.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, June, 1930" by Various
Death merely discloses our interior nature.
"Sex=The Unknown Quantity" by Ali Nomad
It failed to throw the expected flood of light through the interior.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, November, 1930" by Various
They breed abundantly in the marshy flats of North Dakota and the interior of Canada.
"The Bird Book" by Chester A. Reed
Both proved fatal, with formation of false membranes as far as the interior of the womb.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
Is the interior of the body, as well as the exterior, covered by a skin?
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
The interior of the church, considered the finest of the period in Istria, was recast in 1741 by the Venetian engineer Giorgio Massari.
"The Shores of the Adriatic" by F. Hamilton Jackson

In poetry:

Virtue is with the tranquil and the braves;
The fire interior burneth well and high;
Triumphant over rancor and the grave,
Toward Bethlehem-the caravan goes by!
"Portico" by Ruben Dario
While through the interior vistas,
Noiseless uprose, phantasmic (as, by night, Auroras of the North,)
Lambent tableaux, prophetic, bodiless scenes,
Spiritual projections.
"Brother Of All, With Generous Hand" by Walt Whitman
For he will learn, if he will try,
The deep interior truths whereby
We rule the Commonwealth;
What is the Food-Controller's fee
And whether the Health Ministry
Are in it for their health.
"Songs Of Education: IV. Citizenship" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
The interior of the house is magnificent to be seen,
And the wood panelling, I'm sure, would please the Queen;
And the old fire-place, with its big fire,
Is all that visitors could desire.
"The Fair Maid of Perth's House" by William Topaz McGonagall
Towards the dark that harries the tracks
Of dawn I pursued you only. I fell
Companionless. The seething stacks
Of cornstalks, the rat-pillaged meadow
Censured the lunar interior of the night.
"Ignis Fatuus" by Allen Tate
O I am sure they really come from Thee!
The urge, the ardor, the unconquerable will,
The potent, felt, interior command, stronger than words,
A message from the Heavens, whispering to me even in sleep,
These sped me on.
"Prayer Of Columbus" by Walt Whitman

In news:

Mark Blanda, Stone Interiors, Loxley, AL.
See more from Thinkglass in the Interior Design Go-To Buyers Guide.
Interior designers at Stickley, Audi & Co. Use old books as accents throughout the store.
Fritz von der Schulenburg/Interior Archive.
Interior views of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome during the third quarter of an more.
In this Sunday, Oct 10, 2004 file photo, Saudi Interior more.
Interior minister named Saudi Arabia's new crown prince .
Saudi Interior Minister Prince Nayef bin Abdul Aziz attends the 33rd King Faisal International Prize ceremony in Riyadh on March 13.
He had served as interior minister since 1975.
2012 Ford F150 Interior Dash Panels.
Aston Martin Cygnet Front Interior.
0Americans traveling to the interior of Mexico will notice that the time is one hour behind the United States.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, left, surveys algae growth in Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge, Fla. On Wednesday, July 18, 2012.
The interior of a burned out government office in Haffeh on June 14.
In the Nov 4 interview, Bronner stated that his specialty was detailing vehicles, including interior cleaning, buffing, waxing, paint work and body work.

In science:

We note that the constant C1 will be the same for all ǫT n -cubes in the interior of Ω.
Existence and homogenization of the Rayleigh-B\'enard problem
Spruit (1999) recently considered th e interaction of magnetic fields and differential rotation in st ellar interiors.
Rotational Evolution During Type I X-Ray Bursts
Obvious examples of such dense ob jects are planetary and stellar interiors .
The plasma-solid transition:two simple examples
We will denote the open disk which a Jordan curve γ in A2 bounds by Dγ and refer to it as the interior domain of γ .
Sextactic points on a simple closed curve
Notice that the interior angle in σ (0) = σ (1) is less than or equal to π .
Sextactic points on a simple closed curve