noun, plural bod·ies.
verb (used with object), bod·ied, bod·y·ing.
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The refined sugars in rice cakes are also digested quickly in your body, potentially leaving you hungry sooner.The Rise and Fall of the Rice Cake, America’s One-Time Favorite Health Snack|Brenna Houck|September 17, 2020|Eater
Jiménez said she had to identify her sister’s “decomposed body” twice “just so they would release the body to me.”Tijuana authorities criticized over handling of transgender woman’s murder|Michael K. Lavers|September 17, 2020|Washington Blade
It helps that 4G data penetration in North Africa and the Middle East is 62 percent, compared with just 34 percent in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the GSM Association, an industry body that represents mobile network operators globally.The Biggest Challenge for Apple and Spotify in North Africa: YouTube|Eromo Egbejule|September 17, 2020|Ozy
When rain hits the charred remnants, it can transport those harmful materials into rivers, streams, and water bodies.California wildfires may give way to massive mudslides|Ula Chrobak|September 17, 2020|Popular Science
The meadow is part of our body, folded outward, ready to be strolled through.What the Meadow Teaches Us - Issue 90: Something Green|Andreas Weber|September 16, 2020|Nautilus
He observes the bodies floating away on the river, pulling on his cigarette with a sneer.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Their bodies were later found incinerated and buried in mass graves outside of town.Why Mexicans Are Enraged by Obama’s Big Tuesday Meeting|Ruben Navarrette Jr.|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Within hours, the Indonesian navy said dozens of bodies were being seen.
Hundreds of cops saluting as the bodies were rolled out with a full escort by highway patrol.
These women interred the bodies of saints on their own properties and occasionally managed to influence papal politics.First Anglican Woman Bishop A Return to Christian Roots|Candida Moss|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Indeed, a score of bodies lying there had not been seen by Malcolm during his first frenzied examination of the house.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The amount of the other purin bodies together is about one-tenth that of uric acid.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
They carried the two bodies together on some litters, and buried them both in the same grave.
The dead bodies of the two men were guarded until next day, for justice to do its duty.
Then the two bodies of the men were buried, carrying them together from the street to the grave.
British Dictionary definitions for body
noun plural bodies
- the entire physical structure of an animal or human beingRelated adjectives: corporeal, physical
- (as modifier)body odour
- the pigment contained in or added to paint, dye, etc
- the opacity of a paint in covering a surface
- the apparent viscosity of a paint
- a white filler mixed with pigments to make them opaque
- (as modifier)body colour See also gouache
verb bodies, bodying or bodied (tr)
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Idioms and Phrases with body
In addition to the idioms beginning with body
- body blow
- body English
- keep body and soul together
- over my dead body