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External vs. Outside

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Externaladjective

Outside of something; on the exterior.

‘This building has some external pipework.’;

Outsidenoun

The part of something that faces out; the outer surface.

‘He's repainting the outside of his house.’;

Externaladjective

Not intrinsic nor essential; accidental; accompanying; superficial.

Outsidenoun

The external appearance of someone or something.

‘Her outside was stern, but inside was a heart of gold.’;

Externaladjective

Foreign; relating to or connected with foreign nations.

‘external trade or commerce; the external relations of a state or kingdom’;

Outsidenoun

The space beyond some limit or boundary.

‘Viewed from the outside, the building seemed unremarkable.’;

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Externaladjective

(anatomy) Away from the mesial plane of the body; lateral.

Outsidenoun

The furthest limit, as to number, quantity, extent, etc.

‘It may last a week at the outside.’;

Externaladjective

Provided by something or someone outside of the entity (object, group, company etc.) considered.

Outsidenoun

The part of a road towards the central division: towards the right if one drives on the left, or towards the left if one drives on the right.

‘On a motorway, you should always overtake other vehicles on the outside.’;

Externalnoun

The exterior; outward features or appearances.

Outsidenoun

The side of a curved road, racetrack etc. that has the longer arc length; the side of a racetrack furthest from the interior of the course or some other point of reference.

‘On the final bend, the second-place car tried to go around the outside of the leader but spun off into the barrier.’;

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Externalnoun

(programming) In the C programming language, a variable that is defined in the source code but whose value comes from some external source.

Outsidenoun

A passenger riding on the outside of a coach or carriage.

Externaladjective

Outward; exterior; relating to the outside, as of a body; being without; acting from without; - opposed to internal; as, the external form or surface of a body.

‘Of all external things, . . . She [Fancy] forms imaginations, aery shapes.’;

Outsideadjective

Of or pertaining to the outer surface, limit or boundary.

‘The outside surface looks good.’;

Externaladjective

Outside of or separate from ourselves; (Metaph.) separate from the perceiving mind.

Outsideadjective

Of, pertaining to or originating from beyond the outer surface, limit or boundary.

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Externaladjective

Outwardly perceptible; visible; physical or corporeal, as distinguished from mental or moral.

‘Her virtues graced with external gifts.’;

Outsideadjective

Away from the interior or center of something.

Externaladjective

Not intrinsic nor essential; accidental; accompanying; superficial.

‘The external circumstances are greatly different.’;

Outsideadjective

Originating from, arranged by, or being someone outside an organization, group, etc.

‘The Board did not trust outside information about their rivals.’;

Externaladjective

Foreign; relating to or connected with foreign nations; as, external trade or commerce; the external relations of a state or kingdom.

Outsideadjective

Extending or going beyond the borders or scope of an organization, group, etc.

Externaladjective

Away from the mesial plane of the body; lateral.

Outsideadjective

Away far from the batter as it crosses home plate.

‘The first pitch is ... just a bit outside.’;

Externalnoun

Something external or without; outward part; that which makes a show, rather than that which is intrinsic; visible form; - usually in the plural.

‘Adam was then no less glorious in his externals’; ‘God in externals could not place content.’;

Outsideadjective

Reaching the extreme or farthest limit, as to extent, quantity, etc; maximum.

‘an outside estimate’;

Externalnoun

outward features;

‘he enjoyed the solemn externals of religion’;

Outsideadjective

Positioned towards the central division of a road: towards the right-hand side if one drives on the left, or left-hand side if one drives on the right.

‘the outside lane of the motorway’;

Externaladjective

happening or arising or located outside or beyond some limits or especially surface;

‘the external auditory canal’; ‘external pressures’;

Outsideadjective

(of a person) Not legally married to or related to (e.g. not born in wedlock to), and/or not residing with, a specified other person (parent, child, or partner); (of a marriage, relationship, etc) existing between two such people. out of wedlock, nonresidential.}}

Externaladjective

coming from the outside;

‘extraneous light in the camera spoiled the photograph’; ‘relying upon an extraneous income’; ‘disdaining outside pressure groups’;

Outsideadverb

To or in the outdoors or outside; to or in an area that is beyond the scope, limits, or borders of a given place.

‘I am going outside.’; ‘Residents of the city rarely ventured outside.’;

Externaladjective

from or between other countries;

‘external commerce’; ‘international trade’; ‘developing nations need outside help’;

Outsideadverb

(colloquial) Not in prison.

Externaladjective

purely outward or superficial;

‘external composure’; ‘an external concern for reputation’;

Outsideadverb

Outdoors.

‘I slept outside last night.’;

Outsidepreposition

On the outside of, not inside (something, such as a building).

Outsidepreposition

Beyond the scope, limits, or borders of.

‘tourists from outside the country’;

Outsidepreposition

Near, but not in.

Outsidepreposition

(usually with “of”) Except, apart from.

‘Outside of winning the lottery, the only way to succeed is through many years of hard work.’;

Outsidenoun

The external part of a thing; the part, end, or side which forms the external surface; that which appears, or is manifest; that which is superficial; the exterior.

‘There may be great need of an outside where there is little or nothing within.’; ‘Created beings see nothing but our outside.’;

Outsidenoun

The part or space which lies beyond the external edge of a structure or beyond the boundary of an inclosure.

‘I threw open the door of my chamber, and found the family standing on the outside.’;

Outsidenoun

The furthest limit, as to number, quantity, extent, etc.; the utmost; as, it may last a week at the outside.

Outsidenoun

One who, or that which, is without; hence, an outside passenger, as distinguished from one who is inside. See Inside, n. 3.

Outsidenoun

The part of the world not encompassed by or under control of an organization or institution; as, prisoners are not allowed to pass objects to persons on the outside; one may not discuss company secretes with anyone on the outside.

Outsideadjective

Of or pertaining to the outside; external; exterior; superficial.

Outsideadjective

Reaching the extreme or farthest limit, as to extent, quantity, etc.; as, an outside estimate.

Outsideadverb

On or to the outside (of); without; on the exterior; as, to ride outside the coach; he stayed outside.

Outsidenoun

the region that is outside of something

Outsidenoun

the outer side or surface of something

Outsideadjective

relating to or being on or near the outer side or limit;

‘an outside margin’;

Outsideadjective

coming from the outside;

‘extraneous light in the camera spoiled the photograph’; ‘relying upon an extraneous income’; ‘disdaining outside pressure groups’;

Outsideadjective

originating or belonging beyond some bounds:

‘the outside world’; ‘outside interests’; ‘an outside job’;

Outsideadjective

located, suited for, or taking place in the open air;

‘outdoor clothes’; ‘badminton and other outdoor games’; ‘a beautiful outdoor setting for the wedding’;

Outsideadjective

functioning outside the boundaries or precincts of an organized unit;

‘extramural hospital care and treatment’; ‘extramural studies’;

Outsideadjective

leading to or from the outside;

‘an outside door’;

Outsideadjective

from or between other countries;

‘external commerce’; ‘international trade’; ‘developing nations need outside help’;

Outsideadjective

maximal in amount;

‘a maximal amount’; ‘an outside estimate’;

Outsideadjective

very unlikely;

‘an outside chance’; ‘a remote possibility’; ‘a remote contingency’;

Outsideadjective

on or toward an outer edge;

‘an outer lane’; ‘the outside lane’;

Outsideadjective

(of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter;

‘the pitch was away (or wide)’; ‘an outside pitch’;

Outsideadverb

outside a building;

‘in summer we play outside’;

Outsideadverb

on the outside;

‘outside, the box is black’;

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