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Breast vs. Bazooka

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Breastnoun

(anatomy) Either of the two organs on the front of a female human's chest, which contain the mammary glands; also the analogous organs in males.

‘Tanya's breasts grew remarkably during pregnancy.’;

Bazookanoun

(musical instrument) A primitive trombone having wide tubes.

Breastnoun

(anatomy) The chest, or front of the human thorax.

Bazookanoun

(weapons) A shoulder-held rocket launcher used as an antitank weapon, developed by America during World War II and so-called from its resemblance to the bazooka musical instrument.

Breastnoun

A section of clothing covering the breast area.

Bazookanoun

(by extension) Any shoulder-fired rocket grenade launcher.

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Breastnoun

The figurative seat of the emotions, feelings etc.; one's heart or innermost thoughts.

‘She kindled hope in the breast of all who heard her.’;

Bazookanoun

A woman's breast.

Breastnoun

The ventral portion of an animal's thorax.

‘The robin has a red breast.’;

Bazookanoun

(slang) Crack cocaine.

Breastnoun

A choice cut of poultry, especially chicken or turkey, taken from the bird’s breast; also a cut of meat from other animals, breast of mutton, veal, pork.

‘Would you like breast or wing?’;

Bazookanoun

a portable rocket launcher used by infantrymen as an anti-tank weapon

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Breastnoun

The front or forward part of anything.

‘a chimney breast; a plough breast’;

Bazooka

Bazooka (/bəˈzuːkə/) is the common name for a man-portable recoilless anti-tank rocket launcher weapon, widely deployed by the United States Army, especially during World War II. Also referred to as the , the innovative bazooka was among the first generation of rocket-propelled anti-tank weapons used in infantry combat. Featuring a solid-propellant rocket for propulsion, it allowed for high-explosive anti-tank (HEAT) warheads to be delivered against armored vehicles, machine gun nests, and fortified bunkers at ranges beyond that of a standard thrown grenade or mine.

‘Stovepipe’;

Breastnoun

(mining) The face of a coal working.

Breastnoun

(mining) The front of a furnace.

Breastnoun

(obsolete) The power of singing; a musical voice.

Breastverb

To push against with the breast; to meet full on, oppose, face

‘He breasted the hill and saw the town before him.’;

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Breastnoun

The fore part of the body, between the neck and the belly; the chest; as, the breast of a man or of a horse.

Breastnoun

Either one of the protuberant glands, situated on the front of the chest or thorax in the female of man and of some other mammalia, in which milk is secreted for the nourishment of the young; a mamma; a teat.

‘My brother, that sucked the breasts of my mother.’;

Breastnoun

Anything resembling the human breast, or bosom; the front or forward part of anything; as, a chimney breast; a plow breast; the breast of a hill.

‘Mountains on whose barren breastThe laboring clouds do often rest.’;

Breastnoun

The face of a coal working.

Breastnoun

The seat of consciousness; the repository of thought and self-consciousness, or of secrets; the seat of the affections and passions; the heart.

‘He has a loyal breast.’;

Breastnoun

The power of singing; a musical voice; - so called, probably, from the connection of the voice with the lungs, which lie within the breast.

‘By my troth, the fool has an excellent breast.’;

Breastverb

To meet, with the breast; to struggle with or oppose manfully; as, to breast the storm or waves.

‘The court breasted the popular current by sustaining the demurrer.’;

Breastnoun

the front part of the trunk from the neck to the abdomen;

‘he beat his breast in anger’;

Breastnoun

either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman

Breastnoun

meat carved from the breast of a fowl

Breastverb

meet at breast level;

‘The runner breasted the tape’;

Breastverb

reach the summit;

‘They breasted the mountain’;

Breastverb

confront bodily;

‘breast the storm’;

Breastnoun

either of the two soft, protruding organs on the upper front of a woman's body which secrete milk after childbirth

‘Caroline crossed her arms over her breasts’; ‘breast cancer’;

Breastnoun

a person's chest, especially when regarded as the seat of the emotions

‘her heart was hammering in her breast’; ‘wild feelings of frustration were rising up in his breast’;

Breastnoun

the part of a bird or mammal that corresponds to a person's chest

‘the breast feathers of the doves’;

Breastnoun

a joint of meat or portion of poultry cut from the breast of a bird or mammal

‘Lisa popped a breast of chicken into the microwave’;

Breastnoun

the part of a garment that covers the chest

‘a breast pocket’;

Breastverb

face and move forwards against or through (something)

‘I watched him breast the wave’;

Breastverb

reach the top of (a hill)

‘a pair of riders breasted the rise ahead’;

Breast

The breast is one of two prominences located on the upper ventral region of the torso of primates. In females, it serves as the mammary gland, which produces and secretes milk to feed infants.

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