Definitions of interior

  1. the federal department charged with conservation and the development of natural resources; created in 1849
  2. inside the country; " the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior"; " the nation's internal politics"
  3. 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.
  4. the inner or enclosed surface of something
  5. the region that is inside of something
  6. situated within or suitable for inside a building; " an interior scene"; " interior decoration"; " an interior bathroom without windows"
  7. of or coming from the middle of a region or country; " upcountry districts"
  8. inside and toward a center; " interior regions of the earth"
  9. the United States federal department charged with conservation and the development of natural resources; created in 1849
  10. Remote from the limits, frontier, or shore; inland; as, the interior parts of a region or country.
  11. That which is within; the internal or inner part of a thing; the inside.
  12. The inland part of a country, state, or kingdom.
  13. Being within any limits, inclosure, or substance; inside; internal; inner; - opposed to exterior, or superficial; as, the interior apartments of a house; the interior surface of a hollow ball.
  14. Inner; internal; far from the coast or frontier.
  15. The inside; the inland; home department of a government.
  16. Interiorly.
  17. Relating to the inside, situated within.
  18. Inner: internal: remote from the frontier or coast: inland.
  19. The inside of anything: the inland part of a country.
  20. Inner; internal.
  21. The inside; inward part.
  22. Internal; inland.
  23. The inside; inland region of a country.
  24. Inner; internal; remote from the frontier or shore; inland.
  25. The inside; the inland part of a country; the home department.
  26. Internal; inner; remote from the coast or frontier.
  27. The inside.

Quotes of interior

  1. I take the walk to be the externalization of an interior seeking so that the analogy is first of all between the external and the internal. – A. R. Ammons
  2. The law of the Creator, which invests every human being with an inalienable title to freedom, cannot be repealed by any interior law which asserts that man is property. – Salmon Portland Chase
  3. Progressive art can assist people to learn not only about the objective forces at work in the society in which they live, but also about the intensely social character of their interior lives. Ultimately, it can propel people toward social emancipation. – Salvador Dali
  4. I wish to sing of my interior visions with the naive candour of a child. – Claude Debussy
  5. I'm no interior decorator, but just I have a feeling that plastic plants in the bathroom... probably not a good idea. – Kyan Douglas
  6. In Japanese houses the interior melts into the gardens of the outside world. – Stephen Gardiner
  7. The interior of the house personifies the private world; the exterior of it is part of the outside world. – Stephen Gardiner
  8. The pleasure that I take in writing gets me interested in writing a poem. It's not a statement about what I think anybody else should be doing. For me, it's an interesting tension between interior and exterior. – Marilyn Hacker
  9. We need a strong police force- the Interior Ministry of the Republic of Chechnya. We have to get rid of the traitors who have managed to penetrate into the law -enforcement department. – Akhmad Kadyrov
  10. The work of art, just like any fragment of human life considered in its deepest meaning, seems to me devoid of value if it does not offer the hardness, the rigidity, the regularity, the luster on every interior and exterior facet, of the crystal. – Pope Paul VI
  11. Poetry is the revelation of a feeling that the poet believes to be interior and personal which the reader recognizes as his own. – Salvatore Quasimodo
  12. Now it is evident that a little insight into the customs of every people is necessary to insure a kindly communication; this, joined with patience and kindness, will seldom fail with the natives of the interior – Charles Sturt
  13. I think that's what poetry does. It allows people to come together and identify with a common thing that is outside of themselves, but which they identify with from the interior – Diane Wakoski
  14. They have just succeeded in raising the two thousand pounds here, by subscription, that was wanted towards an exploration fund, for fitting out an expedition, that will probably start for the interior of our continent next March. – William John Wills

Usage examples for interior

  1. The scene is a tavern interior – The Social History of Smoking by G. L. Apperson
  2. He had resolved to manifest the main points of his interior life up to the present, and had concluded that I was the one to whom he would make these things known. – The Autobiography of St. Ignatius by Saint Ignatius Loyola
  3. I will not attempt to describe the interior of the 'Catalafina. – Foe-Farrell by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  4. I admit that, having placed half the interior of France in bags, the disposal of the same on arriving in the light of day presents difficulties. – No Man's Land by H. C. McNeile
  5. They had a full view of the interior though it was a little dark, unless to the most modern taste. – A Houseful of Girls by Sarah Tytler
  6. It is impossible to discover what they do, for the interior of the cell is concealed by their bodies; but it is very easily ascertained that, in this attitude, they are doing nothing to the eggs. – New observations on the natural history of bees by Francis Huber
  7. At the beginning of the year 1793, the interior of this quickly- built theatre was also destroyed by fire. – Paris As It Was and As It Is by Francis W. Blagdon
  8. Before, the interior was all black and white. – Hodge and His Masters by Richard Jefferies
  9. There are few finer sights than Calvi Bay when the heavens are clear and the great mountains of the interior tower above the bare coast- hills. – The Isle of Unrest by Henry Seton Merriman
  10. The important thing is the interior – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  11. And, Jack-" she had reached the open door now, and was sweeping her eyes around the interior Oh! – Peter A Novel of Which He is Not the Hero by F. Hopkinson Smith
  12. I asked him why he did not move into the interior of the town, and he said that he could not afford it. – Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris by Henry Labouchère
  13. The interior is divided into two stories, the lower of which is used as a corn market, the upper as a cloth hall. – Account of a Tour in Normandy, Vol. II. (of 2) by Dawson Turner
  14. 27 Travels in the Interior of North America; London, 1843. The Prince adds, " In shape they differ very little from the wolf, and are equally large and strong. – The Siouan Indians by W. J. McGee
  15. Not even the modern interior gave her pause. – A Knyght Ther Was by Robert F. Young
  16. But he was destined to puzzle his audience by his keen interest in something that was on the mantleshelf, his description of which seemed to relate to nothing this lady's recollection of Strides interior supplied. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  17. Our orders were to knock on each door and stand close so as to have a good view of the interior when it was opened. – The Love Affairs of Pixie by Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
  18. I visited an interior village to learn the truth in a report that the Christians had been driven from their homes. – Korea's Fight for Freedom by F.A. McKenzie
  19. Its interior is beautifully preserved. – Milton's England by Lucia Ames Mead
  20. I should set fire to the interior at several points, and escape in the darkness of the night. – Bye-Ways by Robert Smythe Hichens