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Accidental vs. Internal

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Accidentaladjective

Not essential; incidental, secondary.

Internaladjective

inside of something

‘We saw the internal compartments.’;

Accidentaladjective

(philosophy) Nonessential to something's inherent nature (especially in Aristotelian thought).

Internaladjective

within the body

‘Her bleeding was internal.’;

Accidentaladjective

(music) Adjusted by one or two semitones, in temporary departure from the key signature.

Internaladjective

concerned with the domestic affairs of a nation, state or other political community.

‘The nation suffered from internal conflicts.’;

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Accidentaladjective

Occurring sometimes, by chance; occasional.

Internaladjective

concerned with the non-public affairs of a company or other organisation

‘An internal investigation was conducted.’;

Accidentaladjective

Happening by chance, or unexpectedly; taking place not according to the usual course of things; by accident, unintentional.

Internaladjective

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

Accidentaladjective

(geometry) Being a double point with two distinct tangent planes in 4-dimensional projective space.

Internaladjective

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

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Accidentalnoun

A property which is not essential; a nonessential; anything happening accidentally.

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.

Accidentalnoun

Those fortuitous effects produced by luminous rays falling on certain objects so that some parts stand forth in abnormal brightness and other parts are cast into a deep shadow.

Internaladjective

Pertaining to the inner being or the heart; spiritual.

‘With our Savior, internal purity is everything.’;

Accidentalnoun

(music) A sharp, flat, or natural, occurring not at the commencement of a piece of music as the signature, but before a particular note.

Internaladjective

Intrinsic; inherent; real.

‘The internal rectitude of our actions in the sight of God.’;

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Accidentaladjective

Happening by chance, or unexpectedly; taking place not according to the usual course of things; casual; fortuitous; as, an accidental visit.

Internaladjective

Lying toward the mesial plane; mesial.

Accidentaladjective

Nonessential; not necessary belonging; incidental; as, are accidental to a play.

Internaladjective

happening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface;

‘internal organs’; ‘internal mechanism of a toy’; ‘internal party maneuvering’;

Accidentalnoun

A property which is not essential; a nonessential; anything happening accidentally.

‘He conceived it just that accidentals . . . should sink with the substance of the accusation.’;

Internaladjective

occurring within an institution or community;

‘intragroup squabbling within the corporation’;

Accidentalnoun

Those fortuitous effects produced by luminous rays falling on certain objects so that some parts stand forth in abnormal brightness and other parts are cast into a deep shadow.

Internaladjective

inside the country;

‘the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior’; ‘the nation's internal politics’;

Accidentalnoun

A sharp, flat, or natural, occurring not at the commencement of a piece of music as the signature, but before a particular note.

Internaladjective

located inward;

‘Beethoven's manuscript looks like a bloody record of a tremendous inner battle’; ‘she thinks she has no soul, no interior life, but the truth is that she has no access to it’; ‘an internal sense of rightousness’;

Accidentalnoun

a musical notation that makes a note sharp or flat or natural although that is not part of the key signature

Internaladjective

innermost or essential;

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

Accidentaladjective

associated by chance and not an integral part;

‘poetry is something to which words are the accidental, not by any means the essential form’; ‘they had to decide whether his misconduct was adventitious or the result of a flaw in his character’;

Accidentaladjective

occurring or appearing or singled out by chance;

‘their accidental meeting led to a renewal of their friendship’; ‘seek help from casual passers-by’; ‘a casual meeting’; ‘a chance occurrence’;

Accidentaladjective

without intention (especially resulting from heedless action);

‘with an inadvertent gesture she swept the vase off the table’; ‘accidental poisoning’; ‘an accidental shooting’;

Accidentaladjective

happening by chance, unintentionally, or unexpectedly

‘a verdict of accidental death’; ‘the damage might have been accidental’;

Accidentaladjective

incidental; subsidiary

‘the location is accidental and contributes nothing to the poem’;

Accidentaladjective

(in Aristotelian thought) relating to or denoting properties which are not essential to a thing's nature.

Accidentalnoun

a sign indicating a momentary departure from the key signature by raising or lowering a note

‘horn parts are usually written without key signature, the necessary accidentals being added’;

Accidentalnoun

another term for vagrant

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