in·side /(ˌ)ɪnˈsaɪd, ˈɪnˌ/
1. The part within; interior or internal portion; content.
Looked he o' the inside of the paper? --Shak.
2. pl. The inward parts; entrails; bowels; hence, that which is within; private thoughts and feelings.
Here's none but friends; we may speak
Our insides freely. --Massinger.
3. An inside passenger of a coach or carriage, as distinguished from one upon the outside. [Colloq. Eng.]
So down thy hill, romantic Ashbourne, glides
The Derby dilly, carrying three insides. --Anti-Jacobin.
Patent insides or Patent outsides, a name give to newspaper sheets printed on one side with general and miscellaneous matter, and furnished wholesale to offices of small newspapers, where the blank pages are filled up with recent and local news.
In·side prep. or adv. Within the sides of; in the interior; contained within; as, inside a house, book, bottle, etc.
1. Being within; included or inclosed in anything; contained; interior; internal; as, the inside passengers of a stagecoach; inside decoration.
Kissing with inside lip. --Shak.
2. Adapted to the interior.
Inside callipers Mech., callipers for measuring the diameters of holes, etc.
Inside finish Arch., a general term for the final work in any building necessary for its completion, but other than unusual decoration; thus, in joiner work, the doors and windows, inside shutters, door and window trimmings, paneled jams, baseboards, and sometimes flooring and stairs; in plaster work, the finishing coat, the cornices, centerpieces, etc.,; in painting, all simple painting of woodwork and plastering.
Inside track, the inner part of a race course; hence, colloquially, advantage of place, facilities, contacts, etc., in competition.
adj 1: relating to or being within or near the inner side or limit;
"he reached into his inside jacket pocket"; "inside
out"; "an inside pitch is between home plate and the
batter" [ant: outside]
2: being or applying to the inside of a building; "an inside
wall" [syn: inside(a)]
3: located, suited for, or taking place within a building;
"indoor activities for a rainy day"; "an indoor pool"
[syn: indoor(a)] [ant: outdoor(a)]
4: confined to an exclusive group; "privy to inner knowledge";
"inside information"; "privileged information" [syn: inner,
5: away from the outer edge; "an inner lane"; "the inside lane"
6: within some bounds; especially of an organization; "an
n 1: the region that is inside of something [syn: interior]
2: the inner or enclosed surface of something [syn: interior]
adv 1: within a building; "in winter we play inside" [syn: indoors]
[ant: outside, outside]
2: on the inside; "inside, the car is a mess" [syn: within]
3: with respect to private feelings; "inwardly, she was raging"
[syn: inwardly] [ant: outwardly]
4: in reality; "she is very kind at heart" [syn: at heart, at
bottom, deep down, in spite of appearance]