HyperDic: trunk

English > 5 senses of the word trunk:
NOUNplanttrunk, tree trunk, bolethe main stem of a tree
artifacttrunkluggage consisting of a large strong case used when traveling or for storage
bodytrunk, torso, bodythe body excluding the head and neck and limbs
artifacttrunk, luggage compartment, automobile trunk, bootBritish term for the luggage compartment in a car
animaltrunk, proboscisa long flexible snout as of an elephant
trunk > pronunciation
Soundstrah'ngk
Rhymesbunk ... sunk: 19 rhymes with ahngk...
English > trunk: 5 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningThe main stem of a tree; usually covered with bark; the bole is usually the part that is commercially useful for lumber.
Synonymstree trunk, bole
Part oftreeA tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown
Partsbarktough / tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants
Broaderstalk, stemA slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
Spanishtronco
Catalantronc
English > trunk: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningluggage consisting of a large strong case used when traveling or for storage.
Partstrunk lidhinged lid for a trunk
Narrowerfootlocker, lockerA trunk for storing personal possessions
Broaderbaggage, luggagecases used to carry belongings when traveling
Spanishbaúl, trompa
Catalanbagul, trompa
English > trunk: 5 senses > noun 3, body
MeaningThe body excluding the head and neck and limbs.
Synonymstorso, body
Part ofbody, organic structureThe entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
Partsabdomen, venter, stomach, bellyThe region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
back, dorsumThe posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine
belly, paunchA protruding abdomen
buttock, cheekEither of the two large fleshy masses of muscular tissue that form the human rump
buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, assThe fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
diaphragm, midriff(anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities
haunchThe hip and buttock and upper thigh in human beings
hipEither side of the body below the waist and above the thigh
loinsThe region of the hips and groin and lower abdomen
middle, midriff, midsectionThe middle area of the human torso (usually in front)
serratus, serratus musclesAny of several muscles of the trunk
shoulderThe part of the body between the neck and the upper arm
shoulder, shoulder joint, articulatio humeriA ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula
sideEither the left or right half of a body
spare tire, love handleexcess fat around the waistline
thorax, chest, pectusThe part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
waist, waistlineThe narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips
Broaderbody partAny part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
Spanishtorso, tronco
Catalancos, tors, tronc
English > trunk: 5 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningBritish term for the luggage compartment in a car.
Synonymsluggage compartment, automobile trunk, boot
Part ofcar, auto, automobile, machine, motorcarA motor vehicle with four wheels
BroadercompartmentA partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger / larger enclosed area
Spanishcompartimento de equipaje, maletero, portamaletas
Catalanmaleter, portaequipatge
English > trunk: 5 senses > noun 5, animal
MeaningA long flexible snout as of an elephant.
Synonymproboscis
Part ofelephantFive-toed pachyderm
mammothAny of numerous extinct elephants widely distributed in the Pleistocene
Broadersnout, nebA long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head
Spanishprobóscide, trompa
Catalantrompa

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