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inner circle

  • noun an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
    coterie; camp; ingroup; clique; pack.
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inner city

  • noun the older and more populated and (usually) poorer central section of a city
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inner ear

  • noun a complex system of interconnecting cavities; concerned with hearing and equilibrium
    labyrinth; internal ear.
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inner hebrides

  • noun islands between the Outer Hebrides and the western coast of Scotland
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Inner house

  • (Scot.), the first and second divisions of the court of Session at Edinburgh; also,the place of their sittings.
Webster 1913

Inner jib

  • (Naut.), a fore-and-aft sail set on a stay running from the fore-topmast head to the jib boom.
Webster 1913

inner light

  • noun a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul
    Christ Within; Light; Light Within.
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inner mongolia

  • noun an autonomous region of northeastern China that was annexed by the Manchu rulers in 1635 and became an integral part of China in 1911
    Nei Monggol.
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Inner plate

  • (Arch.), the wall plate which lies nearest to the center of the roof,in a double-plated roof.
Webster 1913

Inner post

  • (Naut.), a piece brought on at the fore side of the main post, to support the transoms.
Webster 1913

inner product

  • noun a real number (a scalar) that is the product of two vectors
    dot product; scalar product.
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inner resource

  • noun a resource provided by the mind or one's personal capabilities
    • to have an inner resource against loneliness
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Inner square

  • (Carp.), the angle formed by the inner edges of a carpenter's square.
Webster 1913

inner tube

  • noun an inflatable rubber tube that fits inside the casing of a pneumatic tire
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The inner, ∨ internal, sense

  • capacity of the mind to be aware of its own states; consciousness; reflection. "This source of ideas every man has wholly in himself, and though it be not sense, as having nothing to do with external objects, yet it is very like it, and might properly enough be called internal sense." Locke.
Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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