externally externally  /ɪk ˈstɜr nə li/


  1. (adv) on or from the outside
  2. (adv) with respect to the outside


  1. With radium applied externally and for short periods to destroy cancers they had no quarrel.
  2. You know there are many pitfalls, that for China to go up the escalator without mishap, internally you need stability, externally you need peace.
  3. Internally this holds good; externally it discourages understanding about as effectively as the most fuliginous medieval cabal.


  1. Laser Diode Modules are designed to conserve space.

    Operating from 3–6 Vdc and -10 to +50°C, 11 mm dia x 49 mm long modules are ergonomically designed for integration into space-restricted applications. Modules combine OCLARO (Opnext) laser diode with externally adjustable optics, Panasonic aspherical glass lens, electronics, and anodized aluminum housing. Brass lens holder promotes smooth and accurate focusing by using fine pitched thread ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  2. Content Raven Raises $2 Million, Led by Mass Ventures

    Content Raven, a content security company that helps enterprises achieve greater control over their intellectual property as it is being shared externally, today announced that it secured $2 million in ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "My view of China is that they're internally focused to the extent that they want economic growth and vitality, they're externally focused in order to get the raw materials they need, but if they ever turn hostile, I would be concerned about the...
    on Aug 30, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Washington Post

  2. Williams called for professionally facilitated conversations between the leadership of the Episcopal Church "and those with whom they are most in dispute, internally and externally, to see if we can generate any better level of mutual...
    on Dec 14, 2007 By: Rowan Williams Source: Washington Post

  3. "Externally it was very difficult, because the media were very much on our backs, particularly mine," said Laws. "I'm a cheap shot at the moment, very easy to get at because we were not winning games. The manner in which we lost the (City)...
    on Apr 10, 2010 By: Brian Laws Source: ESPN

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tangible tangible
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