Meaning of EXTERNAL in English

EXTERNAL

I. adjective see: exterior Date: 1542 1. capable of being perceived outwardly , b. having merely the outward appearance of something ; superficial , not intrinsic or essential , 2. of, relating to, or connected with the outside or an outer part , applied or applicable to the outside , 3. a. situated outside, apart, or beyond, arising or acting from outside , of or relating to dealings or relationships with foreign countries, having existence independent of the mind , ~ly adverb II. noun Date: circa 1635 something that is ~: as, an outer part, an ~ feature or aspect

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