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ˈtɔr soʊtor·so

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. torso, trunk, bodynoun

    the body excluding the head and neck and limbs

    "they moved their arms and legs and bodies"

Wiktionary

  1. torsonoun

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

    Etymology: From torso, from thyrsus, from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Torsonoun

    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.]

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  1. roost, roots, stoor

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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

Examples of torso in a Sentence

  1. Katie Holley:

    Using a tool that looked like very large scissors, he extracted THE ENTIRE HEAD, UPPER TORSO, MORE LIMBS AND AN ANTENNAE.

  2. Auguste Rodin:

    In short, Beauty is everywhere. It is not that she is lacking to our eye, but our eyes which fail to perceive her. Beauty is character and expression. Well, there is nothing in nature which has more character than the human body. In its strength and its grace it evokes the most varied images. One moment it resembles a flower: the bending torso is the stalk; the breasts, the head, and the splendor of the hair answer to the blossoming of the corolla. The next moment it recalls the pliant creeper, or the proud and upright sapling.

  3. 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.

  4. Adil Haider:

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

  5. 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.

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