in·tern /ˈɪnˌtɝn/ 不及物動詞
1. Med. A resident physician in a hospital, especially one who has recently received the Doctorate and is practising under supervision of experienced physicians, as a continuation of the training process; a house physician; also called houseman in Britain. [Also spelled interne.]
In·tern a. Internal. [Obs.]
In·tern, v. t.
1. To put for safe keeping in the interior of a place or country; to confine to one locality; as, to intern troops which have fled for refuge to a neutral country.
n : an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining
supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British
term) [syn: interne, houseman, medical intern]
v 1: deprive of freedom; "During WWII, Japanese were interned in
camps in the West"
2: work as an intern; "The toung doctor is interning at the
Medical Center this year"