Origin of internal
Examples from the Web for internal
The result was a system not open to alternatives from the outside and with no internal incentives for innovation.
What is much more important than these numbers is an internal dynamic for which there are no statistics.
In 2012, an internal Canadian government report called for the consolidation of these forces.
Rick has no internal conflict about what is morally right and what is wrong.Andrew Lincoln Wants Rick to End With Johnny Cash and the Sunset|Melissa Leon|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The text is peppered with internal rhymes and repeated letter combos.Well, La Ti Da: Stephin Merritt’s Winning Little Words of Scrabble|David Bukszpan|October 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And perhaps for her it wore the greater dignity from her vague idea of its internal workings.Wheat and Huckleberries|Charlotte Marion (White) Vaile
There seems to have been then only one climate over the whole globe, caused, no doubt, by the internal heat of the earth.Gospel Philosophy|J. H. Ward
Another conjecture is, that they have been thrown up by earthquakes, and are the effect of internal convulsions of the globe.
The internal effect, which the height might have made very striking, is not equal to the external outline.Sketches of Travel in Normandy and Maine|Edward A. Freeman
With these forces against each other the internal fight continued more bitter than ever.Germany, The Next Republic?|Carl W. Ackerman
British Dictionary definitions for internal
Word Origin for internal
Word Origin and History for internal
early 15c., from Medieval Latin internalis, from Latin internus "within, inward, internal," figuratively "domestic," expanded from pre-Latin *interos, *interus "on the inside, inward," from PIE *en-ter- (cf. Old Church Slavonic anter, Sanskrit antar "within, between," Old High German unter "between," and the "down" sense of Old English under); suffixed (comparative) form of *en "in" (see in). Meaning "of or pertaining to the domestic affairs of a country (e.g. internal revenue) is from 1795. Internal combustion first recorded 1884. Related: Internally.