Associations to the word «Internal»


INTERNAL, adjective. Inside of something
INTERNAL, adjective. Within the body
INTERNAL, adjective. Concerned with the domestic affairs of a nation, state or other political community.
INTERNAL, adjective. Concerned with the non-public affairs of a company or other organisation
INTERNAL AFFAIRS, noun. (US) (law enforcement) A division of a law enforcement agency investigating incidents and plausible suspicions of lawbreaking and professional misconduct attributed to officers on the force.
INTERNAL COMBUSTION, noun. The process where fuel is burned within an engine such as a diesel engine, producing power directly as opposed to externally such as in a steam engine.
INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE, noun. A piston or a rotary heat engine directly powered by the products of intermittent combustion of a fuel.
INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE, noun. A heat engine in which intermittent or the continuous burning of a fuel takes place inside a combustion chamber; the resulting pressurized gas acts directly on the engine to do useful work, such as a piston engine, gas turbine, jet engine or rocket.[1]
INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES, noun. Plural of internal combustion engine
INTERNAL CONFLICT, noun. (literary theory) A conflict that is internal to a character.
INTERNAL DIAMETER, noun. The diameter of the inside of a tube, pipe or other object. Often abbreviated "ID".
INTERNAL ENERGY, noun. (physics) a property, characteristic of the state of a thermodynamic system, the change of which is equal to the heat absorbed minus the work done by the system
INTERNAL EXILE, noun. Banishment to a remote part of one's own country as a punishment or sanction
INTERNAL FERTILIZATION, noun. (biology) Fertilization achieved via copulation, primarily in mammals.
INTERNAL LINK, noun. (Internet) A hyperlink that links to another page on the same Web site.
INTERNAL MEDICINE, noun. The medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis, management and nonsurgical treatment of unusual or serious diseases.
INTERNAL MIGRATION, noun. (geography) Permanent movement within a particular country
INTERNAL ORGAN, noun. (anatomy) An organ, such as the heart or colon, that is entirely within the confines of the body
INTERNAL ORGANS, noun. Plural of internal organ
INTERNAL REFUGEE, noun. An internally displaced person.
INTERNAL REFUGEES, noun. Plural of internal refugee
INTERNAL REVENUE CODE, proper noun. (finance) (US) The domestic portion of Federal statutory tax law in the United States.
INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, proper noun. The United States government agency that collects taxes and enforces the internal revenue laws.
INTERNAL RHYME, noun. The rhyming of words (in modern English poetry) or of stressed syllables (in old Germanic poetry) within the same line of a verse.
INTERNAL RHYMES, noun. Plural of internal rhyme

Dictionary definition

INTERNAL, adjective. Happening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface; "internal organs"; "internal mechanism of a toy"; "internal party maneuvering".
INTERNAL, adjective. Occurring within an institution or community; "intragroup squabbling within the corporation".
INTERNAL, adjective. Inside the country; "the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior"; "the nation's internal politics".
INTERNAL, adjective. Located inward; "Beethoven's manuscript looks like a bloody record of a tremendous inner battle"- Leonard Bernstein; "she thinks she has no soul, no interior life, but the truth is that she has no access to it"- David Denby; "an internal sense of rightousness"- A.R.Gurney,Jr..
INTERNAL, adjective. Innermost or essential; "the inner logic of Cubism"; "the internal contradictions of the theory"; "the intimate structure of matter".

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