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body
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 15
2. The trunk, or main part, of a person or animal, as distinguished from the limbs and head; the main, central, or principal part, as of a tree, army, country, etc.
3. The real, as opposed to the symbolical; the substance, as opposed to the shadow.
4. A number of individuals spoken of collectively, usually as united by some common tie, or as organized for some purpose; a collective whole or totality; a corporation; as, a legislative body; a clerical body.
5. A number of things or particulars embodied in a system; a general collection; as, a great body of facts; a body of laws or of divinity.
6. Any mass or portion of matter; any substance distinct from others; as, a metallic body; a moving body; an aeriform body.
8. That part of a garment covering the body, as distinguished from the parts covering the limbs.
9. The bed or box of a vehicle, on or in which the load is placed; as, a wagon body; a cart body.
12. Consistency; thickness; substance; strength; as, this color has body; wine of a good body.
13. The central, longitudinal framework of a flying machine, to which are attached the planes or aerocurves, passenger accommodations, controlling and propelling apparatus, fuel tanks, etc.
14. A person; a human being; - frequently in composition; as, anybody, nobody.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To furnish with, or as with, a body; to produce in definite shape; to embody.
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