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inner

  

      adj   prenominal  
1    being or located further inside  
an inner room     
2    happening or occurring inside  
inner movement     
3    relating to the soul, mind, spirit, etc.  
inner feelings     
4    more profound or obscure; less apparent  
the inner meaning     
5    exclusive or private  
inner regions of the party     
6      (Chem)   (of a compound) having a cyclic structure formed or apparently formed by reaction of one functional group in a molecule with another group in the same molecule  
an inner ester     
      n  
7      (Also called)    red     (Archery)  
a    the red innermost ring on a target  
b    a shot which hits this ring  
  innerly      adv  
  innerness      n  


inner bar  
      n     (Brit)   all Queen's or King's Counsel collectively  
inner child  
      n     (Psychol)   the part of the psyche believed to retain feelings as they were experienced in childhood  
inner city  
      n  
a    the parts of a city in or near its centre, esp. when they are associated with poverty, unemployment, substandard housing, etc.  
b    (as modifier)  
inner-city schools     
inner-directed  
      adj   guided by one's own conscience and values rather than external pressures to conform  
   Compare       other-directed  
  inner-direction      n  
inner ear  
      n      another name for       internal ear  
Inner Hebrides  
      pl n      See       Hebrides  
Inner Light   , Word  
      n     (Quakerism)   the presence and inner working of God in the soul acting as a guiding spirit that is superior even to Scripture and unites man to Christ  
inner man   ,   (fem.)   inner woman  
      n  
1    the mind or soul  
2    Jocular   the stomach or appetite  
Inner Mongolia  
      n   an autonomous region of NE China: consists chiefly of the Mongolian plateau, with the Gobi Desert in the north and the Great Wall of China in the south. Capital: Hohhot. Pop.: 22840000 (1996 est.). Area: 1177500 sq. km (459225 sq. miles)  
inner planet  
      n   any of the planets Mercury, Venus, earth, and Mars, whose orbits lie inside the asteroid belt  
inner space  
      n  
1    the environment beneath the surface of the sea  
2    the human mind regarded as being as unknown or as unfathomable as space  
Inner Temple  
      n   (in England) one of the four legal societies in London that together form the Inns of Court  
inner tube  
      n   an inflatable rubber tube that fits inside a pneumatic tyre casing  
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