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External Definition

(a.) Outward; exterior; relating to the outside, as of a body; being without; acting from without; -- opposed to internal; as, the external form or surface of a body.

(a.) Outside of or separate from ourselves; (Metaph.) separate from the perceiving mind.

(a.) Outwardly perceptible; visible; physical or corporeal, as distinguished from mental or moral.

(a.) Not intrinsic nor essential; accidental; accompanying; superficial.

(a.) Foreign; relating to or connected with foreign nations; as, external trade or commerce; the external relations of a state or kingdom.

(a.) Away from the mesial plane of the body; lateral.

(n.) Something external or without; outward part; that which makes a show, rather than that which is intrinsic; visible form; -- usually in the plural.