the external features of the building
the external signs of the disease
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However, in December 2022, the day a scheduled spacewalk was planned, an external leak was detected from the Russian spacecraft, later determined to have been caused by a micrometeorite impact.—Mary Kekatos, ABC News, 21 Sep. 2023 Britain has been seeking to take tougher action on external security threats and potential spies, and in July passed a national security law, aiming at overhauling its means of deterring espionage and foreign interference with new tools and criminal provisions.—Reuters, NBC News, 21 Sep. 2023 Neuralink plans to evaluate the safety and functionality of its tool allowing people to manipulate external devices with their minds.—Sarah McBride, Fortune, 19 Sep. 2023 Neuralink is one of a handful of companies developing a brain-computer interface, or BCI, a system that collects brain signals, analyzes them, and translates them into commands to control an external device.—WIRED, 19 Sep. 2023 According to the theory, citizens often rally around the flag and increase their support for their government in times of conflict with external powers.—M. Taylor Fravel, Foreign Affairs, 15 Sep. 2023 Meanwhile, their external critics and internal rivals were being silenced or sidelined.—Francesca Ebel, Washington Post, 15 Sep. 2023 This thinking about internal versus external, spoken versus withheld, real versus performed feels apt for Mona as an actor and a playwright, though of course applies to all characters.—Hazlitt, 13 Sep. 2023 Umar Shakir / The Verge Apple started including FireWire on the Power Macintosh in early 1999, replacing the SCSI connections users relied on for years to transfer data at high speeds for external hard disk drives and multimedia hardware like scanners.—Umar Shakir, The Verge, 12 Sep. 2023
Alex’s first mistake is seeing in Henry the externals — the privilege.—Abbey White, The Hollywood Reporter, 11 Aug. 2023 And then inside formed the external of the costume.—Patrick Gomez, EW.com, 24 Feb. 2023 Information out to the Foundation, alumni and other externals, too.—Dawn Rhodes, chicagotribune.com, 13 July 2018 The externals extend upward from the hipbone to the ribs and spine, and the internals rise forward from the hip to ribs.—Dave Kallmann, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 23 Apr. 2018 While the Notebook 9 Pen carries the high-end internals that would justify a $1,399 price tag, its externals don't match up.—Valentina Palladino, Ars Technica, 4 Apr. 2018 The kind of love that isn’t based on externals, but on a deep connection within.—Paige Davis, Health.com, 2 Apr. 2018 After a minute or so, the mind goes outward once again and attends to the externals.—Martin Seligman, BostonGlobe.com, 22 Mar. 2018 MEMBERS OF THE EXTERNAL EXPERT ADVISORY PANEL PETER HARVEY, Esq.—NOLA.com, 11 Aug. 2017 See More
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Latin externus external, from exter — more at exterior