Meaning of INNER in English

INNER

adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

inner child

inner city

the problems of our inner cities

inner harmony (= a feeling of being peaceful and calm )

His search for inner harmony led him to Buddhism.

inner strength

Geoff had an inner strength which got him through the tough times.

inner tube

inner/middle ear (= the parts inside your ear, which you use to hear sounds )

I've got an infection in my middle ear.

sb’s inner circle (= the people who influence someone the most )

He was among the Prime Minister’s inner circle of advisers.

the inner cabinet (= only the most important members )

He was a member of Howard's inner cabinet.

the inside/inner edge

He painted carefully around the inner edge of each door.

the outer/inner surface

The outer surface of the shell is ridged.

your inner self (= your real character or feelings that are usually hidden from other people )

Over the years she had put up barriers to protect her inner self.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

area

One in four people are now jobless in inner areas like Tottenham and Peckham.

But the real laboratory for all such experimentation is within our own body, in the inner areas of mind and soul.

cabinet

The inner cabinet is to meet again today.

circle

He is not one of the inner circle , and does not know where his orders came from.

Hubbell, part of the Clintons' inner circle , is intimately familiar with their financial affairs.

As well he might, being a member of the inner circle .

His decision was upheld by nearly every senior official in his inner circle .

For the inner circle , Mr Bush reached back to the Ford administration, and to his father's.

Why would a member of his inner circle record such an event?

And I felt privileged to be a member of his inner circle .

Make large swirls in the icing, working from the outer edge into the inner circle .

city

They wish the inner city , which is three-quarters black, would just disappear.

The loudest voices say there is not much you can do in the inner cities .

The clinic records, from an inner city teaching hospital we examined indicate that some believe sildenafil may belong in this category.

The shy, scholarly Republican has roots both on the farm and in the inner city .

Twice he worked for the Wellington City Mission, among the lost and lonely people of the inner city.

Third term Thatcherism became grounded in the imaginary place that was called the inner city .

Clearly without the deprivation payments some good inner city practices would have been bankrupted by the new contract.

conflict

Headaches usually represent an inner conflict .

But the dwarfs are free of inner conflicts , and have no desire to move beyond their phallic existence to intimate relations.

With his help, Jane worked last winter on bringing these two selves together; on stopping the inner conflict .

And an inner conflict lay between books and parish.

Continue until there has been some resolution of the inner conflict .

Blankly staring at the print, a visible record of his inner conflict , Sarella reeled forward, arms outstretched.

core

Venus could lack such an inner core because of the lower central pressures corresponding to its lower gravity.

Now, scientists say the inner core rotates slightly faster than the rest of Earth.

These are also part of my inner core .

At the center of one of these glyphs were the words inner core spiritual values.

Many are trapped in the inner cores because of the unavailability of rented housing beyond the cities.

In 1936, she proposed that the earth had an inner core as well as an outer core.

In the majority of his work, he displays a sympathy which reaches to the inner core of his subject.

The planet had a solid inner core and a liquid outer core, both metallic.

courtyard

In half an hour a dozen or so cars would drive into the inner courtyard and the morning shift would take over.

In the inner courtyard around the altar were the women and children and one man, the old King.

Amid apologies, he was ushered in, and led to a familiar inner courtyard to wait.

There is a high, upper gallery that encircles the inner courtyard of the main house.

The original cloisters are now a charming, shady walkway around an inner courtyard , the monks' cells now luxurious bedrooms.

They agreed that they must seal off this inner courtyard and all within it, and sift through the trapped folk.

door

The inner door stood open and through it she caught sight of Eleanor Shergold sitting in one of the pews.

The inner door of the airlock opened, and the welcoming delegation entered.

She only had to make it to the airlock, seal the inner door behind her and wait ....

Mosquito netting: inner door flaps can be unzipped independently from the net.

Together, the Doctor and Bishop scrambled through the inner door against the mounting pressure of air.

Zips: one curved L-shaped zip on the flysheet and three zips on the inner door .

The front door was open, revealing a stone-flagged porch, and an inner door with frosted glass in the top half.

Once the inner door is closed and sealed, the bell is recovered to the surface and locked on to a decompression chamber.

ear

I could not deny what I heard with my inner ear .

Now that Kwong could see, he found redness in the inner ear , a sign of infection.

There are various causes of damage to the inner ear - for example, exposure to loud noise.

Vibrations or sound waves cause the eardrum to vibrate and these vibrations move through the middle ear to the inner ear.

As age increases, the inner ear becomes less sensitive to high frequencies.

In the inner ear they are changed into electrical messages.

The head vein is dotted, the labyrinth of the inner ear is black.

I heard in my inner ear what I wanted to hear and the rest ... well, it went down!

experience

Such an attitude provides the inner experience of conflict for many.

Heidegger Heidegger felt that the problem of skepticism arises from the presupposition of a distinction between inner experiences and external-world objects.

This ritual process enacts a pattern which can be translated into inner experience in the contemplative discipline.

One is that we must admit verbal reports of inner experiences of human beings as valid evidence for studies of consciousness.

life

But they, like all creatures, clearly have their own inner life .

Had she encountered it before, a young man-with an inner life ?

Men aren't afraid to be soft, girly and foppish and celebrate the inner life .

Although our inner lives have been relentlessly diminished by ecosocial isolation, the antidote lies in recovering awareness of our context.

Successful treatment includes resolving the conflicts that produce depression - conflicts from within our inner life , or outer circumstances.

This is the domain of artistic exploration: the limitless inner life of symbols and feelings.

Rolle's Meditations embody at a literary level his appreciation of the shaping energies of the form of the inner life .

This is the fact that without purpose, without meaning, the inner life decays.

peace

What followed was a delight - an inner peace .

Like other Whole Being participants, Roujansky said she relishes the inner peace fostered by the retreat.

His reactions caused him pleasure, fury, deep repose or inner peace .

Those Buddhists do not give me inner peace .

Its greatest enemy is inner peace .

I think I lacked inner peace .

I saw centuries of craving for inner peace in those little figures.

When we observe the Ego instead of taking it seriously, we find inner peace .

ring

The inner ring itself could never quite understand her arrival there, and concluded finally that she made it through sheer cheek.

Ringway One was an inner ring road running largely through working-class areas of housing stress.

The inner ring is economically dependent on core Tyneside for the bulk of its employment opportunities.

sanctum

And there would be me, allowed into their inner sanctum .

Why should she have been invited into the inner sanctum while I had been so resolutely excluded?

Renaissance encyclopaedias often had architectural structures, as though the reader were progressing towards the inner sanctum of truth.

They stepped through, into the cool semi-darkness of the inner sanctum .

This was when somebody opened the door to the inner sanctum where the support band was playing.

She never presumed on her friendship with Eve by expecting to be let in to the inner sanctum .

This inner sanctum looked as though they should all be waving little red books and were very vociferous.

Cleanse your inner self of the forces, coupled with fear, that push you out of your inner sanctum .

self

Their inner self will avoid exposure by controlling their feelings and emotions.

I was a reverse chameleon, shedding my inner self while my skin remained intact.

But we should not retreat into our inner selves .

But this was the first time he'd offered to share any of his inner self .

However, it does provide a unique guide to Leonardo's inner self .

We discover that the mysteries in others, which used to leave us baffled and frustrated, now enrich our inner selves .

Start listening to the subtle thoughts and feelings, the slight shifts in energy, which bubble up from your inner self .

Many of these matters are areas of conflict: conflict with parents, friends, school, or our inner selves .

space

Returning to the original metaphor of this chapter, the patient is taken into dangerous and unexplored territories of inner space .

One inner space led to another.

Whichever side is right, do hypnotists have the right to take patients into potentially dangerous, unknown areas of inner space ?

The struggle to explore the inner space of their materials has driven sculptors to dig deep.

A magically barred inner space , removed from everyday life.

Package Tours into Inner space Excursions into inner space are proving far more dangerous than man's ventures into outer space.

We are therefore exploring inner space in a vehicle which is alien and with only limited knowledge of its controls.

Design will stand wind direction changes well Majority tend to be budget models Alternatives Transverse ridge - greater inner space .

state

Your choice of peaceful music to harmonize your inner state of relaxation.

Children become aware of the inner states of others and they are viewed as having different thoughts from oneself.

Changing inner state can be used actively, for a specific effect.

Soon the focus is on the behaviour, not on the inner state which gives rise to behaviour.

strength

Then after a while she got an inner strength and asked me what Heaven was like.

Chi goes to the inner strength of your personality, your character.

Very strong in his own way, not swaggering or throwing his weight about, but a great inner strength .

She has a talent for playing modern women who must find the inner strength to fight their own battles.

There is a sense in which outer power is an illusion; inner strength can change the world.

The study also found that 95 percent of women credit their family with building up their inner strength .

Kungfu has three essential elements: speed, coordination and inner strength .

Created between 1965 and the present, these works establish a powerful testament to inner strength and perseverance.

thigh

I've done liposuction on her back, her inner thighs , her triceps and a little on her abdomen.

Her legs sagged and a small trickle of urine dampened her inner thighs as the nun slowly turned to face her.

Even when she strokes my inner thigh , back and forth like rocking a cradle, I hardly notice what she is doing.

Parr looked at the exposure of her inner thigh with a dropping sensation.

Place the beach ball on to your left leg inner thigh and raise you leg.

Bend the other leg, placing the foot as close as possible to the inner thigh of the other leg.

Bend your left knee and feel the stretch in the inner thigh of your right leg.

I think I've bruised my inner thigh .

tube

There we hoped to buy fruit, meat, sugar, sand-ladders and inner tubes .

Biscuits are big, fat inner tubes pulled by speedboats.

Cut a 5/8in wide band of bicycle inner tube .

The seats of their stools are woven rubber inner tubes .

The inner tube is negatively charged and the outer tube is made positive.

The street waited for me the way a mako shark awaits limbs hanging from inner tubes .

The mix is pumped gently down the inner tube , out through the bottom and up the outer tube.

They are very useful for rubbing down inner tubes when mending a puncture.

turmoil

In spite of her inner turmoil she felt the pull of the tranquillity of the place.

Manylayered stories of ambition, folly and inner turmoil .

The warmth and gentleness coaxed her surrender, subduing her inner turmoil and replacing it with something that was infinitely more disturbing.

He said he felt no inner turmoil for the entire week.

She was too preoccupied by her inner turmoil to fully appreciate the bubbling volcanic mud pools in the weird, lunar-like springs.

Certainly, looming cancellation, panting adolescents and constant comparisons with a big star stir up inner turmoil .

Lissa did not know where she found the strength to answer him without betraying anything of her inner turmoil .

voice

Of course he wasn't, an inner voice taunted.

Cassius chanted to himself, his inner voice as mechanical as the movements of his body.

It can't be, an inner voice shrieked in violent protest.

Emerson talks about listening to that inner voice and going with it, all voices to the contrary.

It can be used as an inner voice in the woodwind ensemble, but tends to be obtrusive.

But an inner voice tells me that it is not yet the real thing.

But not completely different, an inner voice amended doggedly.

wall

There are columns around the circumference of the Sanctuary, and various marble incrustations cover the inner walls .

Mijic said his paper is facing an inner wall of sanctions, however.

Charlie found himself mesmerised by the mosaic patterns that covered the inner walls , their tiny squares making up life-size portraits.

The largest of these was attached to the inner wall of the heart by a thread of flesh.

The second row, the inner wall , was of the same design.

He picks up sensations, like electrical charges, from the hard inner walls that contain him.

Nathaniel's name is high up on an inner wall of one of the piers.

Defries and Bernice rolled towards the inner wall , and Bernice helped Defries to stand.

workings

Norman yanked the plate off, exposing the machine's inner workings .

New investigative techniques have opened up the black box of the brain and have begun to shed light on its inner workings .

For all these reasons the inner workings of the bureaucracy remain hidden from view.

Even without any conclusion, the research by safety officials is prompting more scrutiny of airplanes' aging inner workings .

To each of us there are two compartments which form our inner workings .

In turn, Hugh willingly provided George with insights into the inner workings of the company.

But he was also a complex, highly secretive individual whose inner workings and motivations are profoundly glossed over in this film.

What could be more postmodern than probing the hitherto sacrosanct inner workings of science?

world

This is done on the basis of the objects of feeling which are mapped in our inner worlds .

A generation loses itself in an inner world of feeling and self-awareness, oblivious of outside forces.

A Renaissance prince, she thought, with an inner world no one would ever penetrate.

This richness of experience is paralleled in the mystical traditions by the knowledge that ordinary human nature opens into vast inner worlds .

The outer world faithfully reflects our inner world.

Hindu and Buddhist writings describe a multitude of inner worlds .

Numerous are the unresolved hurts which lurk in many of us, years after their first appearance in our inner world .

The further I have gone in controlling the intricacies of flying discs, the more my inner world has unfolded.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

inner city/urban renewal

Recent approaches to inner city renewal have relied very heavily on institutional innovations and tighter targeting of expenditure patterns.

inner sanctum

He was soon accepted into the inner sanctums of city government.

And there would be me, allowed into their inner sanctum .

Cleanse your inner self of the forces, coupled with fear, that push you out of your inner sanctum .

Renaissance encyclopaedias often had architectural structures, as though the reader were progressing towards the inner sanctum of truth.

She never presumed on her friendship with Eve by expecting to be let in to the inner sanctum .

They stepped through, into the cool semi-darkness of the inner sanctum .

This inner sanctum looked as though they should all be waving little red books and were very vociferous.

This was when somebody opened the door to the inner sanctum where the support band was playing.

Why should she have been invited into the inner sanctum while I had been so resolutely excluded?

inner voice

But an inner voice tells me that it is not yet the real thing.

But not completely different, an inner voice amended doggedly.

Cassius chanted to himself, his inner voice as mechanical as the movements of his body.

Emerson talks about listening to that inner voice and going with it, all voices to the contrary.

It can't be, an inner voice shrieked in violent protest.

It can be used as an inner voice in the woodwind ensemble, but tends to be obtrusive.

Of course he wasn't, an inner voice taunted.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Carefully remove the inner skin of the chestnuts.

I've had to rely on my inner strength to weather the rumors.

If he has any inner doubts, he doesn't show them.

My wallet is in the inner breast pocket of my jacket.

Terri has a inner confidence that her sister lacks.

Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary.      Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5.