body : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
he felt as if his whole body were on fire
- n a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
the whole body filed out of the auditorium
the student body
- n a natural object consisting of a dead animal or person
they found the body in the lake
- n an individual 3-dimensional object that has mass and that is distinguishable from other objects
- n the body excluding the head and neck and limbs
- n a collection of particulars considered as a system
a body of law
a body of doctrine
a body of precedents
- n the property of holding together and retaining its shape
wool has more body than rayon
- n the central message of a communication
the body of the message was short
- n the main mass of a thing
- n a resonating chamber in a musical instrument (as the body of a violin)
- n the external structure of a vehicle
the body of the car was badly rusted
- v invest with or as with a body; give body to
- 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.
- A healthy balance of the mind, body, and spirit.
- Thirty-five percent of guys 11 to 24 now wear body spray, according to Unilever.
News & Articles
- Body found in Grand River
Body found in Grand River
June 28, 2013 - FOX 11 Reno
- 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.
June 28, 2013 - The Philadelphia Inquirer
- 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.
June 28, 2013 - Flathead Beacon
- Heath Ledger in guardian.co.uk
I couldn't stop thinking. My body was exhausted, and my mind was still going,Ledger said.
- Roger Clemens in Inquirer.net
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...
- Al Gore in Forbes
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."