ex·te·ri·or /ɛkˈstɪrɪɚ/ 形容詞
1. External; outward; pertaining to that which is external; -- opposed to interior; as, the exterior part of a sphere.
Sith nor the exterior nor the inward man
Resemble that it was. --Shak.
2. External; on the outside; without the limits of; extrinsic; as, an object exterior to a man, opposed to what is within, or in his mind.
Without exterior help sustained. --Milton.
3. Relating to foreign nations; foreign; as, the exterior relations of a state or kingdom.
Exterior angle Geom., the angle included between any side of a triangle or polygon and the prolongation of the adjacent side; also, an angle included between a line crossing two parallel lines and either of the latter on the outside.
Exterior side Fort., the side of the polygon upon which a front of fortification is formed.
Note: See Illust. of Ravelin.
1. The outward surface or part of a thing; that which is external; outside.
2. Outward or external deportment, form, or ceremony; visible act; as, the exteriors of religion.
adj : situated in or suitable for the outdoors or outside of a
building; "an exterior scene"; "exterior grade
plywood"; "exterior paints" [ant: interior]
n 1: the region that is outside of something [syn: outside]
2: the outer side or surface of something [syn: outside]