HyperDic: chest

English > 4 senses of the word chest:
NOUNbodychest, thorax, pectusthe part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
artifactchestbox with a lid
bodychest, breastthe front of the trunk from the neck to the abdomen
artifactchest, chest of drawers, bureau, dresserfurniture with drawers for keeping clothes
chest > pronunciation
Soundscheh'st
Rhymesabreast ... zest: 76 rhymes with ehst...
English > chest: 4 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningThe part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates.
Synonymsthorax, pectus
Part oftorso, trunk, bodyThe body excluding the head and neck and limbs
vertebrate, craniateanimals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
Partsarea of cardiac dullnessA triangular area of the front of the chest (determined by percussion)
breast, chestThe front of the trunk from the neck to the abdomen
chest cavity, thoracic cavityThe cavity in the vertebrate body enclosed by the ribs between the diaphragm and the neck and containing the lungs and heart
gallbladder, gall bladderA muscular sac attached to the liver that stores bile (secreted by the liver) until it is needed for digestion
pectoral, pectoral muscle, pectoralis, musculus pectoralis, pecsEither of two large muscles of the chest
rib cageThe bony enclosing wall of the chest
sternum, breastboneThe flat bone that articulates with the clavicles and the first seven pairs of ribs
thoracic aortaA branch of the descending aorta
thoracic vein, vena thoracicaveins that drain the thoracic walls
Narrowerfemale chest, bustThe chest of a woman
male chestThe chest of a man
Broaderbody partAny part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
Spanishpecho, pectus, tórax
Catalanpectus, tòrax
Adjectiveschestymarked by a large or well-developed chest
pectoral, thoracicof or relating to the chest or thorax
English > chest: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningbox with a lid; used for storage; usually large and sturdy.
InstancesArk, Ark of the Covenant(Judaism) sacred chest where the ancient Hebrews kept the two tablets containing the Ten Commandments
Pandora's box(Greek mythology) a box that Zeus gave to Pandora with instructions that she not open it
PartslidA movable top or cover (hinged or separate) for closing the opening at the top of a box, chest, jar, pan, etc.
Narrowercaisson, ammunition chestA chest to hold ammunition
cedar chestA chest made of cedar
cofferA chest especially for storing valuables
hope chest, wedding chestChest for storage of clothing (trousseau) and household goods in anticipation of marriage
pyx, pix, pyx chest, pix chestA chest in which coins from the mint are held to await assay
sea chestA sailor's / sailor's storage chest for personal property
tea chestChest for storing or transporting tea
toolbox, tool chest, tool cabinet, tool caseA box or chest or cabinet for holding hand tools
toy box, toy chestChest for storage of toys
treasure chestA chest filled with valuables
BroaderboxA (usually rectangular) container
Spanisharca, arcón, baúl, cofre
Catalanarca, bagul, cofre
English > chest: 4 senses > noun 3, body
MeaningThe front of the trunk from the neck to the abdomen.
Synonymbreast
Part ofthorax, chest, pectusThe part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
NarrowerbosomA person's breast or chest
Broaderexternal body partAny body part visible externally
Spanishpecho, pechuga, seno
English > chest: 4 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaningfurniture with drawers for keeping clothes.
Synonymschest of drawers, bureau, dresser
PartsdrawerA boxlike container in a piece of furniture
shelfA support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects
Narrowerchiffonier, commodeA tall elegant chest of drawers
highboy, tallboyA tall chest of drawers divided into two sections and supported on four legs
lowboyA low chest or table with drawers and supported on four legs
Broaderfurniture, piece of furniture, article of furniturefurnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy
Spanishcajonera, cómoda
Catalancalaixera, còmoda

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