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internal  


      adj  
1    of, situated on, or suitable for the inside; inner  
2    coming or acting from within; interior  
3    involving the spiritual or mental life; subjective  
4    of or involving a nation's domestic as opposed to foreign affairs  
5      (Education)   denoting assessment by examiners who are employed at the candidate's place of study  
6    situated within, affecting, or relating to the inside of the body  
      n  
7    Euphemistic   a medical examination of the vagina or uterus  
     (C16: from Medieval Latin internalis, from Late Latin internus inward)  
  internality, internalness      n  
  internally      adv  


internal-combustion engine  
      n   a heat engine in which heat is supplied by burning the fuel in the working fluid (usually air)  
internal ear  
      n   the part of the ear that consists of the cochlea, vestibule, and semicircular canals,   (Also called)    inner ear, labyrinth  
internal energy  
      n   the thermodynamic property of a system that changes by an amount equal to the work done on the system when it suffers an adiabatic change. It is the sum of the kinetic and potential energies of its constituent atoms, molecules, etc.,   (Symbol)    U, E  
internal market  
      n   a system in which goods and services are sold by the provider to a range of purchasers within the same organization, who compete to establish the price of the product  
internal medicine  
      n   the branch of medical science concerned with the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of disorders of the internal structures of the body  
internal rate of return  
      n   an interest rate giving a net present value of zero when applied to the expected cash flow of a project. Its value, compared to the cost of the capital involved, is used to determine the project's viability  
internal resistance  
      n     (Physics)   the resistance of a cell, accumulator, etc., usually given as (E-V)/I, where E is the emf of the cell, and V the potential difference between terminals when it is delivering a current I  
internal revenue  
      n     (U.S)   government income derived from taxes, etc., within the country  
internal rhyme  
      n     (Prosody)   rhyme that occurs between words within a verse line  
internal secretion  
      n     (Physiol)   a secretion, esp. a hormone, that is absorbed directly into the blood  
total internal reflection  
      n     (Physics)   the complete reflection of a light ray at the boundary of two media, when the ray is in the medium with greater refractive index  
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n.
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n.
Of or relating to a country's internal affairs

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