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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The part of the body of man and other mammals situated between the neck and the abdomen and supported by the ribs, costal cartilages, and sternum. (plural)

Usage examples (5)
  • “Pigs make a pretty good model for Neandertal thoraces,” Churchill told LiveScience.
  • Its green-eyed golden males (the females are all black) have huge perfume glands in their thoraces.
  • "Pigs make a pretty good model for Neandertal thoraces," Churchill told LiveScience.
  • The interspace between the thoraces may, however, have simply been the addition of the first artist who portrayed the for more
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