Definition of Internals

1. Noun. The internal workings of a mechanism or system that are normally hidden from view ¹

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Definition of Internals

1. internal [n] - See also: internal

Lexicographical Neighbors of Internals

internalized misogyny
internally displaced person
internals (current term)
internasal suture
international Morse code
international acre
international affairs
international agencies
international airport
international airports
international ampere
international auxiliary language
international call prefix
international call sign

Literary usage of Internals

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Apocalypse Explained According to the Spiritual Sense: In which the by Emanuel Swedenborg (1892)
"That the internals that are in the externals of the Word, of the church, ... Furthermore, since "the faces of Jehovah" or the Lord mean the internals of the ..."

2. Conjugial Love and Its Chaste Delights: Also, Adulterous Love and Its Sinful by Emanuel Swedenborg (1871)
"Such is the appearance of their externals, within which the above-mentioned internals lia concealed. Thti case is the same with their zeal. ..."

3. Arcana cœlestia: or Heavenly mysteries contained in the sacred Scriptures by Emanuel Swedenborg (1863)
"These observations are made in order that it may be known that the internals of the church, which the Lord taught, were known to the ancients; ..."

4. Germany, England, and Scotland: Or, Recollections of a Swiss Minister by Jean Henri Merle d'Aubigné (1848)
"Conservatives and Aggressives: Negatives and Positives : Externals and internals. A probable Separation. — 5. German Churches. A slow Passage or a Leap. ..."

5. Reply to Rev. Dr. Woods' "Lecture on Swedenborgianism ;": Delivered in the by George Bush, William Benjamin Hayden, Nathaniel Francis Cabell, Richard Kenner Crallé, Catherine Crowe, Justinus Andreas Christian Kerner, John Clowes, Massachusetts New-Church Union, Swedenborg Foundation (1847)
"The externals of such are successively pnt off, whereby their internals are laid open, till at length the ruling love, which is the life's love, ..."

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