Pronunciation: /ɪkˈstɪər i ər/ ?

An object is on the exterior if it lies outside a boundary.

Interior and exterior of a triangle
Figure 1: Interior and exterior of a triangle.


  1. exterior. http://wordnet.princeton.edu/. WordNet. Princeton University. (Accessed: 2011-01-08). http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=exterior&sub=Search+WordNet&o2=&o0=1&o7=&o5=&o1=1&o6=&o4=&o3=&h=.

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2010-02-03: Added "References" (McAdams, David.)
2008-04-01: Initial version (McAdams, David.)

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