exterior

Something that's exterior is on the outside of some structure or object. An exterior door on a house opens to the outdoors, rather than connecting one room to another.

Exterior house paint is made for painting the shingles or siding of your home, not the walls of your living room, and the exterior finish of a car is on the outside. You can also use exterior as a noun, to mean the outside of something: "The exterior of this salad bowl is a weird shade of yellow." Exterior is a Latin word, a comparative of exterus, "on the outside, outward, or foreign."

Definitions of exterior
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adj situated in or suitable for the outdoors or outside of a building

“an exterior scene”
exterior grade plywood”
exterior paints”
Synonyms:
out
outside or external
outside
leading to or from the outside
out-of-door, outdoor, outside
located, suited for, or taking place in the open air
Antonyms:
interior
situated within or suitable for inside a building
indoor
within doors
inside
being or applying to the inside of a building
indoor
located, suited for, or taking place within a building
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n the outer side or surface of something

Synonyms:
outside
Antonyms:
inside, interior
the inner or enclosed surface of something
Type of:
surface
the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object

n the region that is outside of something

Synonyms:
outside
Antonyms:
inside, interior
the region that is inside of something
Types:
open, open air, out-of-doors, outdoors
where the air is unconfined
Type of:
part, region
the extended spatial location of something

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