body of soldiers

  • 1 body — [bäd′ē] n. pl. bodies [ME bodi, bodig < OE bodig, trunk, chest, orig. sense “cask,” akin to MLowG boddike, tub for brewing, OHG botah; prob. < It bottega, shop < L apotheca: see APOTHECARY] 1. the whole physical structure and substance… …

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  • 2 Body painting — Body painting, or sometimes bodypainting, is a form of body art, considered by some as the most ancient form of art. Unlike tattoo and other forms of body art, body painting is temporary, painted onto the human skin, and lasts for only several… …

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  • 3 Body count — refers to the total number of people killed in a particular event. In combat, the body count is often based on the number of confirmed kills, but occasionally only an estimate.Military useBody count figures have a long history in military… …

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  • 4 Body Wars — Localisation Parc : EPCOT Zone : Future World Lieu : Orlando (Floride),  États …

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  • 5 body bag — body bags N COUNT A body bag is a specially designed large plastic bag which is used to carry a dead body away, for example when someone has been killed in a battle or an accident. The people are unnerved at the prospect of young soldiers coming… …

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  • 6 body bag — n a large bag in which a dead body is removed ▪ No pictures of dead soldiers, body bags, or coffins were allowed …

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  • 7 body count — body .count n the number of dead soldiers after a period of fighting, or the process of counting their bodies …

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  • 8 body armor — body ,armor noun uncount special clothes that soldiers and police officers wear to protect themselves against bullets in extremely dangerous situations …

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  • 9 Soldiers for the Truth Foundation — The Soldiers For The Truth Foundation is an 501(c)(3) public charity organization in the United States dedicated to military reform. Its stated mission is to inform the public, Congress, and the media on issues related to the training, readiness …

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  • 10 Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (Indianapolis) — For other monuments with the same name, see Soldiers and Sailors Monument (disambiguation). State Soldiers and Sailors Monument U.S. National Register of Historic Places …

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  • 11 Body piercing — For other uses, see Piercing (disambiguation). Nipple piercings, vertical labret piercing and stretched ears Body piercing, a form of body modification, is the practice of puncturing or cutting a part of the human body, creating an opening in… …

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  • 12 body bag —    American    a container for the transfer of a corpse, especially that of a serviceman    Unlike the British, who traditionally bury their soldiers in some corner of a foreign field , the bodies of Americans killed abroad are returned to the… …

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  • 13 body — bod|y [ badi ] noun *** ▸ 1 of human/animal ▸ 2 group of people ▸ 3 collection of work, etc. ▸ 4 main part of something ▸ 5 appearance of hair ▸ 6 strong flavor of drink ▸ 7 piece of clothing ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count the whole physical structure of …

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  • 14 Body bag — A body bag is a non porous bag designed to contain a human body, used for the storage and transport of corpses. Body bags can also be used for the storage of corpses within morgues. Before purpose made body bags were available, cotton mattress… …

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  • 15 body — noun 1 whole physical form of a person/an animal ADJECTIVE ▪ entire, whole ▪ Her whole body trembled. ▪ lower, upper ▪ healthy …

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  • 16 Body Image: Disturbances of —    These are of interest in psychiatry because the image that the mind gives a person of his or her body is of importance in one’s perception of trouble.    Reil’s theory of cenesthesia (body feeling) (1803). Leipzig psychiatrist Johann C. Reil… …

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  • 17 body armour — noun armor that protects the wearer s whole body • Syn: ↑body armor, ↑suit of armor, ↑suit of armour, ↑coat of mail, ↑cataphract • Hypernyms: ↑armor, ↑armour …

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  • 18 body armour — N UNCOUNT Body armour is special protective clothing which people such as soldiers and police officers sometimes wear when they are in danger of being attacked with guns or other weapons. (in AM, use body armor) …

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  • 19 body count — the number of soldiers killed in a specific period or in a particular military action: The daily body count increased as the war went on. [1965 70] * * * …

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  • 20 body count — noun Date: 1967 1. a count of the bodies of killed enemy soldiers 2. the number of persons involved in a particular activity …

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