Definitions for torsoˈtɔr soʊ

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word torso

Princeton's WordNet

  1. torso, trunk, body(noun)

    the body excluding the head and neck and limbs

    "they moved their arms and legs and bodies"

Wiktionary

  1. torso(Noun)

    The part of the (human) body from the neck to the groin, that is, the body excluding the head and limbs.

  2. Origin: From torso, from thyrsus, from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Torso(noun)

    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

Freebase

  1. Torso

    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

  1. Torso

    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.]

Anagrams for torso »

  1. roost, roots, stoor

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of torso in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of torso in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Adil Haider:

    A lot of people have all these torso injuries because their head is saved.

  2. Martha Lucia Sanchez:

    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.

  3. Elroy Brooks:

    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.

  4. David Teuscher:

    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.

  5. David Teuscher:

    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.

Images & Illustrations of torso


Translations for torso

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for torso »

Translation

Find a translation for the torso definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these torso definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"torso." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 24 May 2016. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/torso>.

Are we missing a good definition for torso? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for torso:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.