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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Internal \In*tern"al\, a. [L. internus; akin to interior. See Interior.] [1913 Webster] 1. Inward; interior; being within any limit or surface; inclosed; -- opposed to external; as, the internal parts of a body, or of the earth. [1913 Webster] 2. Derived from, or dependent on, the thing itself; inherent; as, the internal evidence of the divine origin of the Scriptures. [1913 Webster] 3. Pertaining to its own affairs or interests; especially, (said of a country) domestic, as opposed to foreign; as, internal trade; internal troubles or war. [1913 Webster] 4. Pertaining to the inner being or the heart; spiritual. [1913 Webster] With our Savior, internal purity is everything. --Paley. [1913 Webster] 5. Intrinsic; inherent; real. [R.] [1913 Webster] The internal rectitude of our actions in the sight of God. --Rogers. [1913 Webster] 6. (Anat.) Lying toward the mesial plane; mesial. [1913 Webster] Internal angle (Geom.), an interior angle. See under Interior. Internal gear (Mach.), a gear in which the teeth project inward from the rim instead of outward. Syn: Inner; interior; inward; inland; inside. [1913 Webster] Internal-combustion