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Noun
The physical structure, including the bones, flesh, and organs, of a person or an animal
“Many of the most exciting discoveries in science are being played out in the human body.”
Noun
The trunk apart from the head and the limbs
“She had to hold her body still and straight while her mother measured her height.”
Noun
A dead body
“His lifeless body lay peacefully, surrounded by loved ones.”
Noun
An organized group of people with a common purpose or function
“I work as a research project manager for a government body.”
Noun
The main or greater part of something as distinguished from its subordinate parts
“The body of the movie was reasonably good, even if the start was a little slow.”
Noun
The main or central part specifically of a written work
“The main body of the report is devoted to an examination of the causes of mass exodus and proposals for their prevention.”
Noun
A physical area or expanse, usually large
“The ancient ocean was a huge body of water spread over a fifth of the planet's surface.”
Noun
A quantity or sum, usually large
“The attorneys eventually grew weary of the growing body of evidence against their client.”
Noun
A gathering of persons considered as a unit
“It cannot be expected that even the best of treatment would constantly conciliate the willing obedience of so vast a body of people.”
Noun
The fullness or thickness of a person's hair
“Curly hair has great body, and deserves a great hairstyle to maximize its potential.”
Noun
The density of a liquid
“A hearty meal like this should be paired with a wine that has plenty of body.”
Noun
A material object
“He highlights fundamental errors in the currently accepted understanding of gravity and its effect upon a large body of mass.”
Noun
The outer casing of an object, especially a motor vehicle or an aircraft
“I saw a portion of the engine and the wing separate from the main body of the aircraft.”
Noun
A member of the human race
“We will need a body to fill this position.”
Verb
(rare) To represent in visible form
“The artist's abstract sculpture serves to body her aesthetic of minimalism.”
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