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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Inside \In"side'\, preposition or adverb Within the sides of; in the interior; contained within; as, inside a house, book, bottle, etc.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Inside \In"side'\, adjective

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.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Inside \In"side'\, noun

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.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: within a building; "in winter we play inside" [syn: {inside}, {indoors}] [ant: {alfresco}, {out of doors}, {outdoors}, {outside}]

2: on the inside; "inside, the car is a mess" [syn: {inside}, {within}] [ant: {outside}]

3: with respect to private feelings; "inwardly, she was raging" [syn: {inwardly}, {inside}] [ant: {outwardly}]

4: in reality; "she is very kind at heart" [syn: {at heart}, {at bottom}, {deep down}, {inside}, {in spite of appearance}]


1: relating to or being on the side closer to the center or within a defined space; "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"

3: confined to an exclusive group; "privy to inner knowledge"; "inside information"; "privileged information" [syn: {inside}, {inner}, {privileged}]

4: away from the outer edge; "an inner lahne"; "the inside lane"


1: the region that is inside of something [syn: {inside}, {interior}] [ant: {exterior}, {outside}]

2: the inner or enclosed surface of something [syn: {inside}, {interior}] [ant: {exterior}, {outside}]

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