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air well a usu. central court that is enclosed by the exterior walls of a building and provides air and light.
batten2 a narrow board or strip used esp. for exterior siding and flooring in wooden building construction. [1/4 definitions]
bodywork the activity or process of repairing damage done to the exterior of a motor vehicle. [1/3 definitions]
Boston ivy a woody climbing vine of Asian origin, commonly grown in the United States as an exterior wall cover, that has three-lobed leaves and bears purple berries.
cetacean any of an order of aquatic mammals, such as dolphins and whales, that have paddlelike forelimbs or flippers and no exterior hind limbs. [1/2 definitions]
curtain wall an exterior wall that has no structural function.
embrasure an opening in a wall or parapet splayed toward the exterior, for discharging weapons. [1/2 definitions]
exteriorize to make external or exterior.
face-lift any altering, cleaning, or similar restorative treatment to improve outer appearance, as of the exterior of a building. [1/2 definitions]
heart the left side of the chest on the exterior of one's body. [1/8 definitions]
mucosa a membrane that secretes mucus, lining all body parts that are in direct or indirect contact with the exterior.
outward on, or moving or directed toward, the outside or surface of; external or exterior. [2/8 definitions]
quincunx in botany, an arrangement of a flower with five petals in which two are interior, two exterior, and one partly interior and partly exterior. [1/2 definitions]
rosinweed any of several related, composite, North American plants that have a resinous sap, sticky exterior, and strong aroma, such as the compass plant or the gum plant.
roughcast a coarse plaster made of mortar mixed with small stones, used as a finish for exterior walls. [1/4 definitions]
scanner1 any of various devices that employ optics, nuclear radiation, magnetic fields, sound waves, or the like to examine interior or exterior surfaces or tissues and transmit information, images, or directions. [1/2 definitions]
spandrel in architecture, the roughly triangular space formed by the exterior curves of an arch or arches and the enclosing frame or overhead cornice.
stucco a durable, rough plaster usu. made of cement, sand, and lime, applied while wet and used on exterior walls. [1/3 definitions]
surface the exterior boundary of something. [2/10 definitions]
terrace a constructed horizontal surface, usu. roofless, that is exterior to a house or other building. [1/6 definitions]
wale (usu. pl.) any of the heavy planks running along the exterior sides of a wooden ship. [1/4 definitions]