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.

(In"ner*ly), adv. More within. [Obs.] Baret.

(In"ner*most`) a. [A corruption of inmost due to influence of inner. See Inmost.] Farthest inward; most remote from the outward part; inmost; deepest within. Prov. xviii. 8.

(In"ner*most`ly), adv. In the innermost place. [R.]

His ebon cross worn innermostly.
Mrs. Browning.

(In*ner"vate) v. t. [See Innerve.] (Anat.) To supply with nerves; as, the heart is innervated by pneumogastric and sympathetic branches.

(In`ner*va"tion) n. [Cf. F. innervation.]

1. The act of innerving or stimulating.

2. (Physiol.) Special activity excited in any part of the nervous system or in any organ of sense or motion; the nervous influence necessary for the maintenance of life, and the functions of the various organs.

3. (Anat.) The distribution of nerves in an animal, or to any of its parts.

(In*nerve") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Innerved (- nervd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Innerving.] [Pref. in- in + nerve.] To give nervous energy or power to; to give increased energy, force, or courage to; to invigorate; to stimulate.

2. Of or pertaining to the spirit or its phenomena.

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

3. Not obvious or easily discovered; obscure.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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