bodywork

[ bod-ee-wurk ]
/ ˈbɒd iˌwɜrk /

noun

the work involved in making or repairing automobile or other vehicle bodies.
the body of an automobile or other vehicle, especially with regard to the details or the quality of its construction.

Origin of bodywork

First recorded in 1905–10; body + work
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British Dictionary definitions for bodywork

bodywork

/ (ˈbɒdɪˌwɜːk) /

noun

the external shell of a motor vehicle
any form of therapy in which parts of the body are manipulated, such as massage

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