2. Of or pertaining to the spirit or its phenomena.
This attracts the soul,Milton.
Governs the inner man, the nobler part.
3. 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
(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
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
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