Term:waist

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OVERVIEW OF NOUN WAIST

1) waist, waistline: the narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips

Image of waist
Image of waist

2) shank, waist: the narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole

noun waist has 2 sense(s) (first 1 from tagged texts)


waist (Wikipedia)
For other uses, see Waist (disambiguation).
Not to be confused with waste.
Waist
Obesity-waist circumference.svg
The human waist
Identifiers
FMA 228775
Anatomical terminology

The waist is the part of the abdomen between the rib cage and hips. On people with slim bodies, the waist is the narrowest part of the torso.

The waistline refers to the horizontal line where the waist is narrowest, or to the general appearance of the waist.

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