英 [ɪk'strɪnsɪk; ek-]
extrin-, 外面的。-sic, 沿着，在旁，词源同sequence, second.
- extrinsic: see intrinsic
- extrinsic (adj.)
- "not of the essence or inner nature of a thing," 1540s, from French extrinsèque, from Late Latin extrinsecus (adj.) "outer," from Latin extrinsecus (adv.) "outwardly, on the outside; from without, from abroad," from exter "outside" + in, suffix of locality, + secus "beside, alongside," originally "following," from PIE *sekw-os "following," from root *sekw- (1) "to follow" (see sequel).
- 1. That's something extrinsic to the subject.
- 2. Nowadays there are fewer extrinsic pressures to get married.
- 3. Courts have frequently used extrinsic aids to establish legislative intension.
- 4. Impatience with extrinsic subject - matter has been characteristic of the modern movement.
- 5. For longer wavelengths a number of extrinsic photoconductive devices exist.
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