Exterior

Definition of Exterior

Ex`te´ri`or
a.1.External; outward; pertaining to that which is external; - opposed to interior; as, the exterior part of a sphere.
Sith nor the exterior nor the inward man
Resemble that it was.
- Shak.
2.External; on the outside; without the limits of; extrinsic; as, an object exterior to a man, opposed to what is within, or in his mind.
Without exterior help sustained.
- Milton.
3.Relating to foreign nations; foreign; as, the exterior relations of a state or kingdom.
Exterior angle
(Geom.) the angle included between any side of a triangle or polygon and the prolongation of the adjacent side; also, an angle included between a line crossing two parallel lines and either of the latter on the outside.
Exterior side
(Fort.) the side of the polygon upon which a front of fortification is formed.
- Wilhelm.
n.1.The outward surface or part of a thing; that which is external; outside.
2.Outward or external deportment, form, or ceremony; visible act; as, the exteriors of religion.

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