body body  /ˈbɑ di/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
  2. (n) a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
  3. (n) a natural object consisting of a dead animal or person
  4. (n) an individual 3-dimensional object that has mass and that is distinguishable from other objects
  5. (n) the body excluding the head and neck and limbs
  6. (n) a collection of particulars considered as a system
  7. (n) the property of holding together and retaining its shape
  8. (n) the central message of a communication
  9. (n) the main mass of a thing
  10. (n) a resonating chamber in a musical instrument (as the body of a violin)
  11. (n) the external structure of a vehicle
  12. (v) invest with or as with a body; give body to

Usage(s):

  1. Insect behavior also can hold the key to finding a body; flocks of the beautiful Southern pearly eyed butterfly, for example, gather to feed on sugar-rich body fluids.
  2. A healthy balance of the mind, body, and spirit.
  3. Thirty-five percent of guys 11 to 24 now wear body spray, according to Unilever.

News

  1. Body found in Grand River

    Body found in Grand River
    on June 29, 2013     Source: FOX 11 Reno

  2. Body Found May be Missing St. Ignatius Woman

    ST. IGNATIUS — Lake County authorities believe a body found in a field southeast of St. Ignatius is that of a woman who has been missing since June 16. Undersheriff Don Yonkin tells the Missoulian a landowner found the body Thursday night. The body was discovered in the same clothing that 52-year-old Mary Jean "Bugs" Decker was wearing when she was last seen leaving a St. Ignatius bar.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Flathead Beacon

  3. Body in trunk of smoldering car at Pennypack Park

    Firefighters found a body Thursday in the trunk of a smoldering car at an entrance to Pennypack Park in Northeast Philadelphia, police said.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Quotes

  1. "I couldn't stop thinking. My body was exhausted, and my mind was still going," Ledger said.
    on Jan 22, 2008 By: Heath Ledger Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "I did not provide Brian McNamee with any drugs to inject into my body," Clemens said in his video. "Brian McNamee did not inject steroids or human growth hormones into my body either, when I played in Toronto for the Blue Jays, or the New...
    on Dec 23, 2007 By: Roger Clemens Source: Inquirer.net

  3. Gore called the award meaningful because of his co-winner, calling the IPCC the "world's pre-eminent scientific body devoted to improving our understanding of the climate crisis."
    on Oct 12, 2007 By: Al Gore Source: Forbes

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