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 for Inside finish
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Inside \In"side`\, a.
     1. Being within; included or inclosed in anything; contained;
        interior; internal; as, the inside passengers of a
        stagecoach; inside decoration.
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              Kissing with inside lip.              --Shak.
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     2. Adapted to the interior.
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     Inside callipers (Mech.), callipers for measuring the
        diameters of holes, etc.
     Inside finish (Arch.), a general term for the final work in
        any building necessary for its completion, but other than
        unusual decoration; thus, in joiner work, the doors and
        windows, inside shutters, door and window trimmings,
        paneled jams, baseboards, and sometimes flooring and
        stairs; in plaster work, the finishing coat, the cornices,
        centerpieces, etc.,; in painting, all simple painting of
        woodwork and plastering.
     Inside track, the inner part of a race course; hence,
        colloquially, advantage of place, facilities, contacts,
        etc., in competition.
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