torso, trunk, body(noun)
the body excluding the head and neck and limbs
"they moved their arms and legs and bodies"
The part of the (human) body from the neck to the groin, that is, the body excluding the head and limbs.
Origin: From torso, from thyrsus, from .
the human body, as distinguished from the head and limbs; in sculpture, the trunk of a statue, mutilated of head and limbs; as, the torso of Hercules
Trunk or torso is an anatomical term for the central part of the many animal bodies from which extend the neck and limbs. The trunk includes the thorax and abdomen.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
tor′sō, n. the trunk of a statue without head or limbs:—pl. Tor′sos.—Also Torse. [It.; prob. Teut., Old High Ger. turso, torso, stalk.]
roost, roots, stoor
The numerical value of torso in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of torso in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A lot of people have all these torso injuries because their head is saved.
Women in general are attacked in the face ... attacks against men are generally more in the torso, which aren't aimed at ending their lives. It's a premeditated crime.
His torso was ripped and his left leg was pretty much just attached by the skin and the rest had been blown off, his eyes were filled with dirt and he had holes all over the place.
In boxing, you have to keep your hands up in front of your face and upper torso to defend the blows, or hold them out in a defensive position, and all of that dramatically affects the rotator cuff tendons, it’s his punching shoulder, not his jab shoulder, but either one you have to be able to hit with both, which means you have to be able to extend it out there.
I think both he and his trainer, and the public, saw that he had altered his fighting style, and when you are in pain, you will change how you use that arm and that shoulder, in boxing, you have to keep your hands up in front of your face and upper torso to defend the blows, or hold them out in a defensive position, and all of that dramatically affects the rotator cuff tendons.
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Translations for torso
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- جسم, جسمانArabic
- korf-bras, kefBreton
- torsCatalan, Valencian
- torzo, trupCzech
- Rumpf, TorsoGerman
- ylävartalo, yläruumis, vartalo, torsoFinnish
- buste, torse, troncFrench
- tronco, busto, torsoItalian
- פלג גוף עליוןHebrew
- 胴体, 胴Japanese
- 胸像, 몸통, 흉상Korean
- torso, rompDutch
- туловище, торсRussian
- trȗp, tȍrzoSerbo-Croatian
- trup, torzoSlovak
- överkropp, torsoSwedish
- thân, 胴Vietnamese
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