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in•te•ri•or(ɪnˈtɪər i ər)
The interior of a building or vehicle is the inside part of it.
Interior is often used as an adjective in front of a noun to refer to an inside part of a building or vehicle.
You do not usually use 'interior' to refer to the inside parts of other things. Instead you use internal.
|Noun||1.||interior - the region that is inside of something|
midland - the interior part of a country
penetralia - the innermost parts
|2.||interior - the inner or enclosed surface of something|
belly - the hollow inside of something; "in the belly of the ship"
surface - the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object; "they skimmed over the surface of the water"; "a brush small enough to clean every dental surface"; "the sun has no distinct surface"
|3.||Interior - the United States federal department charged with conservation and the development of natural resources; created in 1849|
executive department - a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
FWS, United States Fish and Wildlife Service, US Fish and Wildlife Service - an agency in the Department of the Interior that conserves and protects fish and wildlife and their habitats; assesses the environmental impact of pesticides and nuclear power site and hydroelectric dams and thermal pollution
National Park Service - an agency of the Interior Department responsible for the national parks
|Adj.||1.||interior - situated within or suitable for inside a building; "an interior scene"; "interior decoration"; "an interior bathroom without windows"|
indoor - located, suited for, or taking place within a building; "indoor activities for a rainy day"; "an indoor pool"
exterior - situated in or suitable for the outdoors or outside of a building; "an exterior scene"; "exterior grade plywood"; "exterior paints"
|2.||interior - inside the country; "the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior"; "the nation's internal politics"|
domestic - of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation; "domestic issues such as tax rate and highway construction"
|3.||interior - 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.|
inward - relating to or existing in the mind or thoughts; "a concern with inward reflections"
|4.||interior - inside and toward a center; "interior regions of the earth"|
internal - happening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface; "internal organs"; "internal mechanism of a toy"; "internal party maneuvering"
|5.||interior - of or coming from the middle of a region or country; "upcountry districts"|
inland - situated away from an area's coast or border
inside outside, exterior, external, outer, outward
interior decoration N → interiorismo m
interior decorator N → interiorista mf
interior design N → interiorismo m, decoración f de interiores
interior designer N → interiorista mf
interior light N (in car) → luz f de dentro
interior sprung mattress N → colchón m de muelles
the boat's interior → l'intérieur du bateau
Flora picked up her handbag and felt into its interior → Flora ramassa son sac à main et en explora l'intérieur.
the French Interior Minister → le ministre de l'Intérieur français