In"ner (?), a. [AS. innera, a compar. fr. inne within, fr. in in. See In.]


Further in; interior; internal; not outward; as, an spirit or its phenomena.

This attracts the soul, Governs the inner man,the nobler part. Milton.


Not obvious or easily discovered; obscure.

Inner house Scot., the first and second divisions of the court of Session at Edinburgh; also,the place of their sittings. -- Inner jib Naut., a fore-and-aft sail set on a stay running from the fore-topmast head to the jib boom. -- Inner plate Arch., the wall plate which lies nearest to the center of the roof,in a double-plated roof. -- Inner post Naut., a piece brought on at the fore side of the main post, to support the transoms. -- Inner square Carp., the angle formed by the inner edges of a carpenter's square.


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