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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Interior \In*te"ri*or\, a. [L., compar. fr. inter between: cf.
F. int['e]rieur. See Inter-, and cf. Intimate.]
1. 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.
2. Remote from the limits, frontier, or shore; inland; as,
the interior parts of a region or country.
Interior angle (Geom.), an angle formed between two sides,
within any rectilinear figure, as a polygon, or between
two parallel lines by these lines and another intersecting
them; -- called also internal angle.
Interior planets (Astron.), those planets within the orbit
of the earth.
Interior screw, a screw cut on an interior surface, as in a
nut; a female screw.
Syn: Internal; inside; inner; inland; inward.
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