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Engelsk substantiv: 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.


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykknatural object


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


Omfatter disse spesifikke uttrykkarm, 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 kategorianimal, 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 spesifikke uttrykksocial group


Mere spesifikke uttrykkadministration, 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)dead body


Mindre spesifikke uttrykknatural object


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcadaver, 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 spesifikke uttrykknatural object


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcellular 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)torso, trunk


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbody part


Omfatter disse spesifikke uttrykkabdomen, 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 uttrykkenebody, 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 spesifikke uttrykkscheme, system

7. body (om egenskap) 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.


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkproperty


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbreakableness, gaseousness, hardness, porosity, porousness, softness, solidity, solidness, thickness, thinness, unbreakableness, viscosity, viscousness


Kjennetegner disse uttrykkenethick, thin

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


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe body of the message was short.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcontent, message, subject matter, substance


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

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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkmass

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


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)soundbox


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcavity resonator, resonating chamber, resonator

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


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkconstruction, structure


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbodywork, fuselage


Engelsk verb: body

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


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)personify


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbe, embody, personify









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