innards innards  /ˈɪ nərdz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) internal organs collectively (especially those in the abdominal cavity)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Vladimir was now picking through the platter of fried fish innards.
  2. Vladimir was now picking through the platter of fried fish innards.
  3. Despite having the innards of a standard digital, there's no way for you to pull the photos out of the camera yourself.

News

  1. iFixit breaks down the MacBook Air 13-inch Mid-2013

    iFixit got its hands on a shiny new 13-inch MacBook Air and tore the diminutive machine apart . On the outside, the new MacBook Air is similar to last year's model, but the innards revealed a few minor differences like a smaller SSD module, and updated AirPort card, a new heat sink clamp and more. They also noticed dual microphones that'll help cut down on background noise during a FaceTime call ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Unofficial Apple Weblog

  2. New Rapid Malaria Test Uses Magnets and a Laser

    A student-professor team at Case Western Reserve University has invented a hand-held malaria detector that magnetizes the innards of malaria parasites.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. Carey quoted approvingly from Samuel Huntington's controversial Clash of Civilisations theory: "Islam's borders are bloody and so are its innards. The fundamental problem for the West is not Islamic fundamentalism. It is Islam, a different...
    on Sep 20, 2006 By: George Carey Source: EURSOC

  2. "Language is not just a window into human nature," Pinker writes, "but a fistula; an open wound through which our innards are exposed to an infectious world".
    on Oct 13, 2007 By: Steven Pinker Source: Times Online

  3. McNerney said Fuji and Mitsubishi sent people to Charleston "to add some of the innards that didn't get added in Japan."
    on Feb 1, 2007 By: Jim McNerney Source: Seattle Times

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