Definitions for torsoˈtɔr soʊ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
tor•so*ˈtɔr soʊ(n.)(pl.)-sos, -si
the trunk of the human body.
a sculptured form representing the trunk of a nude figure.
Category: Fine Arts
Origin of torso:
1715–25; < It: stalk, trunk of statue < L thyrsus < Gk thýrsos wand, stem
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.
Translations for torso
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the body, excluding the head and limbs
He had a strong torso.
- جِذْع الإنْسان أو التِّمْثالArabic
- troncoPortuguese (BR)
- der RumpfGerman
- κορμός σώματοςGreek
- kere, torsoEstonian
- פֶּלֶג גוּף עֶליוֹןHebrew
- torso, trup bez udovaCroatian
- búkur, bolurIcelandic
- torso, troncoItalian
- 토르소, 몸통뿐인 조상Korean
- liemuo, torsasLithuanian
- torss; rumpisLatvian
- تنه، كالبوت ( بې لاس اوپښوPashto
- torso, bålSwedish
- (人體的)軀幹Chinese (Trad.)
- тулуб; торсUkrainian
- بدن، دھڑUrdu
- thân mìnhVietnamese
- （人体的）躯干Chinese (Simp.)
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