Meaning of EXTERIOR in English

— exteriorly , adv.

/ik stear"ee euhr/ , adj.

1. outer; being on the outer side: the exterior surface; exterior decorations.

2. intended or suitable for outdoor use: exterior paint.

3. situated or being outside; pertaining to or connected with what is outside: the exterior territories of a country.


4. the outer surface or part; outside.

5. outward form or appearance: She has a placid exterior, but inside she is tormented.

6. Math. the collection of points not contained in the closure of a given set.

[ 1525-35; exter or exterus on the outside, outward. See EX- 1 ]

Syn. 1. outward, outside, external, superficial. 3. outlying, extraneous, foreign; extrinsic. 4. face. 5. mien, aspect.

Ant. 1, 4. interior.

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .