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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·ner /ˈɪnɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·ner a.
 1. Further in; interior; internal; not outward; as, an inner chamber.
 2. Of or pertaining to the spirit or its phenomena.
 This attracts the soul,
 Governs the inner man, the nobler part.   --Milton.
 3. Not obvious or easily discovered; obscure.
 Inner house Scot., the first and second divisions of the court of Session at Edinburgh; also, the place of their sittings.
 Inner jib Naut., a fore-and-aft sail set on a stay running from the fore-topmast head to the jib boom.
 Inner plate Arch., the wall plate which lies nearest to the center of the roof, in a double-plated roof.
 Inner post Naut., a piece brought on at the fore side of the main post, to support the transoms.
 Inner square Carp., the angle formed by the inner edges of a carpenter's square.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: 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. [syn: interior, internal]
      2: located or occurring within or closer to a center; "an inner
         room" [syn: inner(a)] [ant: outer(a)]
      3: innermost or essential; "the inner logic of Cubism"; "the
         internal contradictions of the theory"; "the intimate
         structure of matter" [syn: internal, intimate]
      4: confined to an exclusive group; "privy to inner knowledge";
         "inside information"; "privileged information" [syn: inside,
      5: exclusive to a center; especially a center of influence;
         "inner regions of the organization"; "inner circles of
      6: inside or closer to the inside of the body; "the inner ear"