principal, corpus, principal sum(noun)
capital as contrasted with the income derived from it
a collection of writings
"he edited the Hemingway corpus"
the main part of an organ or other bodily structure
a collection of writings, often on a specific topic, of a specific genre, from a specific demographic, a single author etc.
Origin: From corpus.
a body, living or dead; the corporeal substance of a thing
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
The numerical value of Corpus in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of Corpus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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It floods in Corpus all the time.
For 200 years, New York courts have used (habeas corpus) to move an individual from a place of less freedom to more freedom.
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.
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.
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.
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