the entire physical structure of an animal or humanThe largest organ in the body is the liver.
He has the physique and energy of a man half his age.
the smallness of his build
She saw the form of a person coming towards her.
Take pride in your health and your figure.
the shapes of the trees against the sky
He became convinced that there was some fatal flaw in his make-up.
belts pulled tight against their bony frames
He must have an extremely strong constitution.
flesh and bones
the trunk or torsoCross your upper leg over your body.
a corpseThe woodland creature's body lay in state.
a group regarded as a single entitythe police representative body
Most of the funds are provided by voluntary organizations.
She worked in an insurance company.
Members of an environmental group are staging a protest inside a chemical plant.
the historical society
the League of Nations
the British Olympic Association
bands of government soldiers
Class size varies from one type of institution to another.
chairperson of a huge multi-national corporation
the British Athletic Federation
He works for a private security outfit.
They formed a syndicate to buy the car.
the former Soviet bloc
the main part of anythingthe preface, followed by the main body of the article
A proton is an elementary particle of matter.
The heart of the problem is supply and demand.
the decomposition of organic material
Pluto and Triton have nearly the same mass and density.
The substance of his discussions doesn't really matter.
The vast bulk of imports and exports is carried by sea.
Some claim that Ireland's very essence is expressed through its language.
The island's social hub is the Café Sport.
It is probably the most polluted body of water in the world.
a vast expanse of grassland
Although large in area, the flat did not have many rooms.
It's a very dangerous stretch of road.
the whole sweep of German social and political history
an estate about seven or eight acres in extent
A vast tract of land is ready for development.
The breadth of his knowledge filled me with admiration.
a body of evidence
I still do a certain amount of work for them.
The colonies were claiming a larger measure of self-government.
He has gathered a large collection of prints and paintings over the years.
The Second World War involved the mass of the population.
the sheer volume of traffic on our motorways
the sheer quantity of data can cause problems.
the shadowy bulk of an ancient barn
a corpus of over 450 million words of spoken and written English
The great body of people moved slowly forward.
A mass of excited people clogged the street.
He was a notable young actor in a company of rising stars.
There was still a press of people around the Victoria Memorial.
data collected by an army of volunteers
A host of stars attended the awards ceremony.
It took some two hours before the crowd was fully dispersed.
The majority of our customers come from out of town.
She waited until quiet settled on the assembly.
a growing mob of demonstrators
large herds of elephant and buffalo
A swarm of people encircled the hotel.
A horde of people was screaming for tickets.
the multitudes that surround the Pope
An official pushed through the throng.
a bevy of reporters
the characteristic full quality of certain winesa dry wine, with good body
I added a little milk to mix the dough to the right consistency.
The substance that causes the problem comes from the barley.
It is used in moisturisers to give them a silky texture.
Jupiter's moon Io has a density of 3.5 grams per cubic centimetre.
the firmness of the ground
Sam's the only person who can do the job.
beings from outer space
The drug has not yet been tested on humans.
the rights and responsibilities of the individual
He is one of the most amiable creatures in existence.
not to hear a fellow human being's voice
impossible needs for any mere mortal to meet
See body and soul
See Blood cellsSee Bodily humoursSee BonesSee GlandsSee MusclesSee Parts of the brainSee Parts of the earSee Parts of the eyeSee Parts of the heartSee Teeth
see also subject word lists:
See Parts of the body
The human body is the best picture of the human soul – Philosophical Investigations]What we think and feel and are is to a great extent determined by the state of our ductless glands and our viscera – Music at Night]Body and spirit are twins: God only knows which is which:
The soul squats down in the flesh, like a tinker drunk in a ditch – The Heptalogia]diaphragm: a muscular partition separating disorders of the chest from disorders of the bowels – The Devil's Dictionary]
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in the sense of area
range or scopeAlthough large in area, the flat did not have many rooms.
in the sense of army
a large number of people or animalsdata collected by an army of volunteers
in the sense of assembly
a number of people gathered together for a meetingShe waited until quiet settled on the assembly.
hui (New Zealand),
runanga (New Zealand)
Video: pronunciation of 'body'
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