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ex·ter·nal

 (ĭk-stûr′nəl)
adj.
1. Relating to, existing on, or connected with the outside or an outer part; exterior.
2. Suitable for application to the outside: external paints.
3. Existing independently of the mind.
4. Acting or coming from the outside: external pressures.
5. Of or relating chiefly to outward appearance; superficial: "An internal sense of righteousness dwindles into an external concern for reputation" (A.R. Gurney, Jr.).
6. Of or relating to foreign affairs or foreign countries: the country's minister of external affairs.
n.
1. An exterior part or surface.
2. externals
a. Outer circumstances.
b. Outward appearances: was charming as far as the externals went.

[Middle English, from Latin externus, outward, from exter; see eghs in Indo-European roots.]

ex·ter′nal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.externally - on or from the outside; "the candidate needs to be externally evaluated"
internally - on or from the inside; "an internally controlled environment"
2.externally - with respect to the outside; "outwardly, the figure is smooth"

externally

adverb
Translations
خارِجِياً
eksternt
kívülrõl hatóan
utan frá; aî utan
haricen

externally

[eksˈtɜːnəlɪ] ADV
1. (= on the outside, outwardly) → por fuera, exteriormente
externally, it looks like a carpor fuera or exteriormente parece un coche
externally, he seemed calmpor fuera or exteriormente parecía tranquilo
2. (Med) [apply, use] → tópicamente, externamente
"to be used externally"de uso tópico or externo
to examine a patient externallyhacer un reconocimiento externo de un paciente
3. (by outsiders) the proofreading is done externallyla corrección de pruebas se hace con personal de fuera
externally imposed conditionscondiciones impuestas desde el exterior

externally

[ɪkˈstɜːrnəli] advextérieurement

externally

adv
apply, useäußerlich; zinc helps healing both internally and externallyZink fördert den innerlichen sowie äußerlichen Heilprozess
(= on the outside)außen; (of person, appearance)äußerlich; (= to the outside)nach außen; (= from the outside)von außen; (Comm: = outside the firm) → außer Haus; externally mounted camerasaußen angebrachte Kameras; externally imposed conditionsvon außen auferlegte Bedingungen; the two models are externally identicaldie beiden Modelle sind äußerlich identisch; he remained externally calmer blieb nach außen hin or äußerlich ruhig
(Pol: = in foreign policy) → außenpolitisch

externally

[ɛksˈtɜːnəlɪ] advdall'esterno, esternamente

external

(ikˈstəːnl) adjective
of, for, from, or on, the outside. Chemists often label skin creams `For external use only'.
exˈternally adverb
References in classic literature ?
While the former surveyed the ruins, both internally and externally, with the curiosity of one whose recollections were reviving at each moment, Chingachgook related to his son, in the language of the Delawares, and with the pride of a conqueror, the brief history of the skirmish which had been fought, in his youth, in that secluded spot.
Doubtless, however, the whole story of human existence may be latent in each of them, but with no picturesqueness, externally, that can attract the imagination or sympathy to seek it there.
Externally, the jollity of aged men has much in common with the mirth of children; the intellect, any more than a deep sense of humour, has little to do with the matter; it is, with both, a gleam that plays upon the surface, and imparts a sunny and cheery aspect alike to the green branch and grey, mouldering trunk.
A slave-warehouse in New Orleans is a house externally not much unlike many others, kept with neatness; and where every day you may see arranged, under a sort of shed along the outside, rows of men and women, who stand there as a sign of the property sold within.
Thanks to it, I was able to meet subsequent occurrences with a decent calm, which, had they found me unprepared, I should probably have been unequal to maintain, even externally.
As they confronted each other in the silence of the summer's morning -- both dressed in black; Miss Garth's hard features, gaunt and haggard with grief; the lawyer's cold, colorless face, void of all marked expression, suggestive of a business embarrassment and of nothing more -- it would have been hard to find two persons less attractive externally to any ordinary sympathies than the two who had now met together, the one to tell, the other to hear, the secrets of the dead.
If I am reserved to wear a wig, I am at least prepared, externally,' in allusion to his baldness, 'for that distinction.
And more needles were missing, than it could be regarded as quite wholesome for a patient of such tender years either to apply externally or to take as a tonic.
Agatha was the shyest of the three, and externally the least changed.
It has only one clear story above the ground-floor; but the roof, rising steeply, has several projecting windows, with carved spandrels rather elegantly enclosed in oaken frames, and externally adorned with balustrades.
Nothing dismal was to be seen, except that peaked piece of antiquity, Peter Goldthwaite's house, which might well look sad externally, since such a terrible consumption was preying on its insides.
Not a tree nor a shrub was nigh it; but the house, externally, exhibited that cheer less, unfurnished aspect which is so common to the hastily erected dwellings of a new country.