1 adj Internal is used to describe things that exist or happen inside a country or organization.
The country stepped up internal security..., We now have a Europe without internal borders...
The state is not a unified and internally coherent entity.
2 adj Internal is used to describe things that exist or happen inside a particular person, object, or place. ADJ n ...massive internal bleeding..., Some of the internal walls of my house are made of plasterboard.
internally adv usu ADV with v, also ADV with cl, ADV adj Evening primrose oil is used on the skin as well as taken internally...
internal combustion engine ( internal combustion engines plural ) An internal combustion engine is an engine that creates its energy by burning fuel inside itself. Most cars have internal combustion engines. n-count
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