What does Corpus mean?

Definitions for Corpusˈkɔr pəs; -pər ə

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Corpus.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. principal, corpus, principal sum(noun)

    capital as contrasted with the income derived from it

  2. corpus(noun)

    a collection of writings

    "he edited the Hemingway corpus"

  3. corpus(noun)

    the main part of an organ or other bodily structure

Wiktionary

  1. corpus(Noun)

    the body

  2. corpus(Noun)

    a collection of writings, often on a specific topic, of a specific genre, from a specific demographic, a single author etc.

  3. Origin: From corpus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Corpus(noun)

    a body, living or dead; the corporeal substance of a thing

  2. Origin: [L.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Corpus

    kor′pus, n. a body: any special structure or function in the body; the whole body of literature on any subject.—ns. Cor′pulence, Cor′pulency, fleshiness of body; excessive fatness.—adj. Cor′pulent, fleshy or fat.—adv. Cor′pulently.—n. Cor′puscle, a minute particle; a physical atom—also Corpus′cule.—adjs. Corpus′cular, Corpusculā′rian, pertaining to corpuscles.—ns. Corpusculā′rian, one who holds the corpuscular philosophy; Corpuscular′ity.—Corpus Christi, the festival in honour of the Consecrated Host, held on the Thursday after the festival of the Trinity; Corpus delicti, a criminal law term in Scotland to signify the body or substance of the crime charged.—Corpuscular theory of light, or Emission theory (see Emit). [L. corpus, the body.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Corpus in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Corpus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Nonhuman Rights Project:

    For 200 years, New York courts have used (habeas corpus) to move an individual from a place of less freedom to more freedom.

  2. Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg:

    There is more than a trillion posts, which some of the search engineers on the team like to remind me, is bigger than any Web search corpus out there.

  3. Leo Terrell:

    She has damaged her chances for future custodial rights, she disobeyed a court order to return the children. A writ of habeas corpus was filed by the ex-husband and granted by a New York Court ordering her to turn over the children to the paternal grandmother. Kelly received bad legal advice to defy the court order.

  4. Peter Coleman:

    The Port Arthur deal (with Sempra) extends the Corpus arrangement where we are a buyer, to actually one step upstream where together we can add our value as Woodside, what that does is it allows us to bring to our customer optionality with respect to the LNG's pricing point, and also its geography and distance from markets.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Human brain provides us an amazing example of organizational teamwork. You see, the left and right halves of human brain do function slightly differently, and yet they don't work independently or in an isolation or even in a never-ending competition as the myth goes. The two halves always work seamlessly together as a unique system; offering a perfect teamwork between the logical and the intuitive, between the analytical and the creative. The Corpus Callosum, the main nerve bundle or the white matter that joins the two halves, facilitates and synergistically coordinates the communication between these different parts of the brain to ensure the effective functioning of human body. In my view, this is a classic example of teamwork and coordination, created by none other than the Supreme Power to enlighten us.

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