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Body

The principal part of anything as distinguished from its subordinate parts, as in the main part of an instrument. An individual, an organization, or an entity given legal recognition, such as a corporation or "body corporate." A compilation of laws known as a "body of laws."

body

(Collection), noun aggregation, assemblage, batch, colligation, community, company, compilation, congeries, conglomeration, entity, gathering, host, mass, multitude, plenum, polity, sodality, troupe, wholeness
Associated concepts: body corporate, body politic, governnental body, reviewing body

body

(Main part), noun core, corpus, essential part, figure, form, greater part, hub, main part, major part, principal part, shape, structure, substance
Associated concepts: body of an instrument

body

(Person), noun anatomy, cadaver, carcass, carrion, corporality, corporalness, corporeality, corpse, corpus, entity, human being, material existence, physical being, physique
Associated concepts: body attachment, body execution, body heirs
See also: aggregate, assemblage, assembly, band, bulk, character, committee, community, compact, confederacy, configuration, content, cornerstone, corporation, corpse, corpus, entity, form, generality, individual, majority, mass, materiality, party, society, structure, substance, weight

BODY. A person.
     2. In practice, when the sheriff returns cepi corpus to a capias, the plaintiff may obtain a rule, before special bail has been entered, to bring in the body and this must be done either by committing the defendant or entering special bail. See Dead Body.

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Coarsely chop the claw and leg meat and return it to the shell of the body cavity.
You'll have to cut some organs free from inside the body cavity as you pull, but essentially you can use the windpipe and esophagus as a handle to pull all the viscera from the body cavity.
To continue with the traditional Egyptian practice, they rubbed the body with oil (vegetable) and the internal body cavity was filled with spices, such as cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and rose petals.
A hollow tube designed for insertion into a body cavity such as the bladder or a blood vessel.
Two videos surfaced in which two women, pulled over for allegedly speeding, were subjected to body cavity searches by a female officer summoned to the scene by a male trooper, the New York Daily News reported.
INTRACAVITARY THERAPY Treatment of malignant tumours by introducing radioactive material or anticancer drugs into a body cavity.
Two Texas women are planning to sue the Texas Department of Public Safety after a cop conducted an illegal roadside body cavity search using the same pair of gloves, all of which was caught on video.
To explain, with the valve in the full open or full closed position, low pressure air is induced into the body cavity of the valve, the air inlet valve is closed and the technician watches the pressure gauge on the air test assembly to verify that the body cavity pressure is holding.
Close the body cavity by tying the legs together with a clean string or tucking the ends of the drumsticks into the hook or metal clamps that come with many birds nowadays.
It lengthens the amount of time police can keep people suspected of swallowing drugs to conceal them so packages have time to pass through their bodies and allows judges to direct a jury to draw an inference from the fact a suspect has refused permission for a body cavity search or an X-ray.
The bacteria feed on the animals tissue and release gases like methane and hydrogen sulfide into the body cavity.