Examples from the Web for external
While preaching D.A.R.E. in schools, we made a drug out of external validation.Random Hook-Ups or Dry Spells: Why Millennials Flunk College Dating|Ellie Schaack|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Navy and Marine Corps versions of the F-35 have differing configurations and rely on an external gun pod.New U.S. Stealth Jet Can’t Fire Its Gun Until 2019|Dave Majumdar|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
However useful they might be for external purposes, they will always be dangerous internally.Pakistan’s Dance With Terrorists Just Backfired and Killed 132 Children|Chris Allbritton|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He wants to know every external detail, even if the escape is ultimately to be shot on a sound stage.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After all, the Prince of necessity had to focus on defeating his external enemies.Valerie Jarrett, Obama Consigliere—and Democracy Killer|James Poulos|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Contemptuous of "external good," it seeks its own counsel and obeys the mandates of its own spirit.Heroes in Peace|John Haynes Holmes
The senses are the only channels to the external world which we possess, and love must come through these channels or not at all.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis
For, to speak plainly, whatever the external thing may be, the value which we set upon it places us in subjection to others.
It is commonly remarked, that the suppression of external signs of feeling, makes feeling more intense.Illustrations of Universal Progress|Herbert Spencer
External corrosion is a far more frequent cause of explosion in stationary boilers; and it arises from many causes.Records of Steam Boiler Explosions|Edward Bindon Marten
British Dictionary definitions for external
Word Origin for external
Word Origin and History for external
early 15c. (implied in externalle), from Middle French externe or directly from Latin externus "outside, outward" (from exterus; see exterior) + -al (1). This version won out over exterial. Related: Externally.