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Engelsk navneord: body

1. body (i anatomi) the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe felt as if his whole body were on fire.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)organic structure, physical structure


Mindre specifikke termernatural object


Mere specifikke termeranatomy, bod, build, chassis, figure, flesh, form, frame, human body, life form, live body, material body, physical body, physique, shape, soma


Omfatter disse specifikke termerarm, articulatory system, bodily cavity, body, body substance, caput, cardiovascular system, cavity, cavum, cervix, circulatory system, crotch, digestive system, endocrine system, fork, gastrointestinal system, head, leg, lymphatic system, musculoskeletal system, neck, nervous system, pressure point, respiratory system, sensory system, systema alimentarium, systema digestorium, systema lymphaticum, systema nervosum, systema respiratorium, torso, trunk, vascular system


Overordnet emneområdeanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna, homo, human, human being, man

2. body (om gruppe) a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe whole body filed out of the auditorium.
The student body.
Administrative body.


Mindre specifikke termersocial group


Mere specifikke termeradministration, brass, Christendom, Christianity, church, college, College of Cardinals, colony, constituency, corps, diaspora, electoral college, enrollment, establishment, faculty, governance, governing body, immigration, inspectorate, jury, leaders, leadership, membership, militia, occupational group, opposition, organisation, organization, panel, panel, public, rank, registration, representation, Sacred College, school, settlement, staff, ulama, ulema, university, venire, vocation, vote

3. body (i anatomi) a natural object consisting of a dead animal or person


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey found the body in the lake.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dead body


Mindre specifikke termernatural object


Mere specifikke termercadaver, carcase, carcass, carrion, clay, corpse, mummy, remains, roadkill, stiff

4. body (om ting) an individual 3-dimensional object that has mass and that is distinguishable from other objects


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHeavenly body.


Mindre specifikke termernatural object


Mere specifikke termercellular inclusion, chromosome, inclusion, inclusion body, mass, particle, subatomic particle

5. body (i anatomi) the body excluding the head and neck and limbs


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey moved their arms and legs and bodies.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)torso, trunk


Mindre specifikke termerbody part


Omfatter disse specifikke termerabdomen, arse, articulatio humeri, ass, back, backside, behind, belly, belly, bottom, bum, buns, butt, buttock, buttocks, can, cheek, chest, derriere, diaphragm, dorsum, fanny, fundament, haunch, hind end, hindquarters, hip, keister, loins, love handle, middle, midriff, midriff, midsection, nates, paunch, pectus, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, seat, serratus, serratus muscles, shoulder, shoulder, shoulder joint, side, spare tire, stern, stomach, tail, tail end, thorax, tooshie, tush, venter, waist, waistline


Omfatter disse overordnede termerbody, organic structure, physical structure

6. body (om gruppe) a collection of particulars considered as a system


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA body of law.
A body of doctrine.
A body of precedents.


Mindre specifikke termerscheme, system

7. body (om egenskab) the property of holding together and retaining its shape


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWool has more body than rayon.
When the dough has enough consistency it is ready to bake.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)consistence, consistency, eubstance


Mindre specifikke termerproperty


Mere specifikke termerbreakableness, gaseousness, hardness, porosity, porousness, softness, solidity, solidness, thickness, thinness, unbreakableness, viscosity, viscousness


Kendetegnerthick, thin

8. body (om kommunikation) the central message of a communication


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe body of the message was short.


Mindre specifikke termercontent, message, subject matter, substance


Omfatter disse overordnede termeraddress, narration, recital, speech, yarn

9. body (om egenskab) the main mass of a thing


Mindre specifikke termermass

10. body (om genstand) a resonating chamber in a musical instrument (as the body of a violin)


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)soundbox


Mindre specifikke termercavity resonator, resonating chamber, resonator

11. body (om genstand) the external structure of a vehicle


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe body of the car was badly rusted.


Mindre specifikke termerconstruction, structure


Mere specifikke termerbodywork, fuselage


Engelsk udsagnsord: body

1. body (om tilstand) invest with or as with a body; give body to


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)personify


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbe, embody, personify









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