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Heap vs. Body

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Heapnoun

A crowd; a throng; a multitude or great number of people.

Bodynoun

Physical frame.

Heapnoun

A pile or mass; a collection of things laid in a body, or thrown together so as to form an elevation.

‘a heap of earth or stones’;

Bodynoun

The physical structure of a human or animal seen as one single organism.

‘I saw them walking from a distance, their bodies strangely angular in the dawn light.’;

Heapnoun

A great number or large quantity of things.

Bodynoun

The fleshly or corporeal nature of a human, as opposed to the spirit or soul.

‘The body is driven by desires, but the soul is at peace.’;

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Heapnoun

(computing) A data structure consisting of trees in which each node is greater than all its children.

Bodynoun

A corpse.

‘Her body was found at four o'clock, just two hours after the murder.’;

Heapnoun

(computing) Memory that is dynamically allocated.

‘You should move these structures from the stack to the heap to avoid a potential stack overflow.’;

Bodynoun

A person.

‘What's a body gotta do to get a drink around here?’;

Heapnoun

(colloquial) A dilapidated place or vehicle.

‘My first car was an old heap.’;

Bodynoun

Main section.

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Heapnoun

(colloquial) A lot, a large amount

‘Thanks a heap!’;

Bodynoun

The torso, the main structure of a human or animal frame excluding the extremities (limbs, head, tail).

‘The boxer took a blow to the body.’;

Heapverb

(transitive) To pile in a heap.

‘He heaped the laundry upon the bed and began folding.’;

Bodynoun

The largest or most important part of anything, as distinct from its appendages or accessories.

‘The bumpers and front tyres were ruined, but the body of the car was in remarkable shape.’;

Heapverb

(transitive) To form or round into a heap, as in measuring.

Bodynoun

(archaic) The section of a dress extending from the neck to the waist, excluding the arms.

‘Penny was in the scullery, pressing the body of her new dress.’;

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Heapverb

(transitive) To supply in great quantity.

‘They heaped praise upon their newest hero.’;

Bodynoun

The content of a letter, message, or other printed or electronic document, as distinct from signatures, salutations, headers, and so on.

Heapnoun

A crowd; a throng; a multitude or great number of persons.

‘The wisdom of a heap of learned men.’; ‘A heap of vassals and slaves.’; ‘He had heaps of friends.’;

Bodynoun

A bodysuit.

Heapnoun

A great number or large quantity of things not placed in a pile; as, a heap of trouble.

‘A vast heap, both of places of scripture and quotations.’; ‘I have noticed a heap of things in my life.’;

Bodynoun

(programming) The code of a subroutine, contrasted to its signature and parameters.

‘In many programming languages, the method body is enclosed in braces.’;

Heapnoun

A pile or mass; a collection of things laid in a body, or thrown together so as to form an elevation; as, a heap of earth or stones.

‘Huge heaps of slain around the body rise.’;

Bodynoun

Coherent group.

Heapverb

To collect in great quantity; to amass; to lay up; to accumulate; - usually with up; as, to heap up treasures.

‘Though he heap up silver as the dust.’;

Bodynoun

A group of people having a common purpose or opinion; a mass.

‘I was escorted from the building by a body of armed security guards.’;

Heapverb

To throw or lay in a heap; to make a heap of; to pile; as, to heap stones; - often with up; as, to heap up earth; or with on; as, to heap on wood or coal.

Bodynoun

An organisation, company or other authoritative group.

‘The local train operating company is the managing body for this section of track.’;

Heapverb

To form or round into a heap, as in measuring; to fill (a measure) more than even full.

Bodynoun

A unified collection of details, knowledge or information.

‘We have now amassed a body of evidence which points to one conclusion.’;

Heapnoun

a collection of objects laid on top of each other

Bodynoun

Material entity.

Heapnoun

(often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent;

‘a batch of letters’; ‘a deal of trouble’; ‘a lot of money’; ‘he made a mint on the stock market’; ‘it must have cost plenty’;

Bodynoun

Any physical object or material thing.

‘All bodies are held together by internal forces.’;

Heapnoun

a car that is old and unreliable;

‘the fenders had fallen off that old bus’;

Bodynoun

(uncountable) Substance; physical presence.

‘We have given body to what was just a vague idea.’;

Heapverb

bestow in large quantities;

‘He heaped him with work’; ‘She heaped scorn upon him’;

Bodynoun

(uncountable) Comparative viscosity, solidity or substance (in wine, colours etc.).

‘The red wine, sadly, lacked body.’;

Heapverb

arrange in stacks;

‘heap firewood around the fireplace’; ‘stack your books up on the shelves’;

Bodynoun

An agglomeration of some substance, especially one that would be otherwise uncountable.

‘The English Channel is a body of water lying between Great Britain and France.’;

Heapverb

fill to overflow;

‘heap the platter with potatoes’;

Bodynoun

(printing) The shank of a type, or the depth of the shank (by which the size is indicated).

‘a nonpareil face on an agate body’;

Bodynoun

(geometry) A three-dimensional object, such as a cube or cone.

Bodyverb

To give body or shape to something.

Bodyverb

To construct the bodywork of a car.

Bodyverb

(transitive) To embody.

Bodyverb

To murder someone.

Bodyverb

To utterly defeat someone.

Bodyverb

to hard counter a particular character build or play style. Frequently used in the passive voice form, get bodied by.

Bodynoun

The material organized substance of an animal, whether living or dead, as distinguished from the spirit, or vital principle; the physical person.

‘Absent in body, but present in spirit.’; ‘For of the soul the body form doth take.For soul is form, and doth the body make.’;

Bodynoun

The trunk, or main part, of a person or animal, as distinguished from the limbs and head; the main, central, or principal part, as of a tree, army, country, etc.

‘Who set the body and the limbsOf this great sport together?’; ‘The van of the king's army was led by the general; . . . in the body was the king and the prince.’; ‘Rivers that run up into the body of Italy.’;

Bodynoun

The real, as opposed to the symbolical; the substance, as opposed to the shadow.

‘Which are a shadow of things to come; but the body is of Christ.’;

Bodynoun

A person; a human being; - frequently in composition; as, anybody, nobody.

‘A dry, shrewd kind of a body.’;

Bodynoun

A number of individuals spoken of collectively, usually as united by some common tie, or as organized for some purpose; a collective whole or totality; a corporation; as, a legislative body; a clerical body.

‘A numerous body led unresistingly to the slaughter.’;

Bodynoun

A number of things or particulars embodied in a system; a general collection; as, a great body of facts; a body of laws or of divinity.

Bodynoun

Any mass or portion of matter; any substance distinct from others; as, a metallic body; a moving body; an aëriform body.

‘By collision of two bodies, grindThe air attrite to fire.’;

Bodynoun

Amount; quantity; extent.

Bodynoun

That part of a garment covering the body, as distinguished from the parts covering the limbs.

Bodynoun

The bed or box of a vehicle, on or in which the load is placed; as, a wagon body; a cart body.

Bodynoun

The shank of a type, or the depth of the shank (by which the size is indicated); as, a nonpareil face on an agate body.

Bodynoun

A figure that has length, breadth, and thickness; any solid figure.

Bodynoun

Consistency; thickness; substance; strength; as, this color has body; wine of a good body.

Bodynoun

The central, longitudinal framework of a flying machine, to which are attached the planes or aërocurves, passenger accommodations, controlling and propelling apparatus, fuel tanks, etc. Also called fuselage.

‘As to the persons who compose the body politic or associate themselves, they take collectively the name of "people", or "nation".’; ‘Sol gold is, and Luna silver we threpe (=call), Mars yren (=iron), Mercurie quicksilver we clepe, Saturnus lead, and Jupiter is tin, and Venus coper.’;

Bodyverb

To furnish with, or as with, a body; to produce in definite shape; to embody.

‘Imagination bodies forthThe forms of things unknown.’;

Bodynoun

the entire physical structure of an organism (especially an animal or human being);

‘he felt as if his whole body were on fire’;

Bodynoun

body of a dead animal or person;

‘they found the body in the lake’;

Bodynoun

a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity;

‘the whole body filed out of the auditorium’;

Bodynoun

the body excluding the head and neck and limbs;

‘they moved their arms and legs and bodies’;

Bodynoun

an individual 3-dimensional object that has mass and that is distinguishable from other objects;

‘heavenly body’;

Bodynoun

a collection of particulars considered as a system;

‘a body of law’; ‘a body of doctrine’; ‘a body of precedents’;

Bodynoun

the external structure of a vehicle;

‘the body of the car was badly rusted’;

Bodynoun

the property of holding together and retaining its shape;

‘when the dough has enough consistency it is ready to bake’;

Bodynoun

the central message of a communication;

‘the body of the message was short’;

Bodyverb

invest with or as with a body; give body to

Bodynoun

the physical structure, including the bones, flesh, and organs, of a person or an animal

‘it's important to keep your body in good condition’;

Bodynoun

the trunk apart from the head and the limbs

‘the blow almost severed his head from his body’;

Bodynoun

a corpse

‘they found his body washed up on the beach’;

Bodynoun

the physical and mortal aspect of a person as opposed to the soul or spirit

‘we're together in body and spirit’;

Bodynoun

a person's body regarded as an object of sexual desire

‘he was just after her body’;

Bodynoun

a person of a specified type

‘a motherly body’;

Bodynoun

the main section of a motor vehicle or aircraft

‘the body of the aircraft was filled with smoke’; ‘the factory had produced more car bodies than needed’;

Bodynoun

the main or central part of something, especially a building or text

‘the main body of the house was built in 1625’;

Bodynoun

the part of an email containing the message, as opposed to information such as the subject and sender.

‘put your name, address, and daytime phone number in the email's body’;

Bodynoun

a large amount or collection of something

‘large bodies of seawater’; ‘a rich body of Canadian folklore’;

Bodynoun

an organized group of people with a common purpose or function

‘international bodies of experts’; ‘a regulatory body’;

Bodynoun

a material object

‘the path taken by the falling body’;

Bodynoun

a full or substantial quality of flavour in wine

‘best of all, this wine has body and finish’;

Bodynoun

fullness or thickness of a person's hair

‘restructuring formulations help to add body’;

Bodynoun

a woman's close-fitting stretch garment for the upper body, fastening at the crotch.

Bodynoun

(in pottery) a clay used for making the main part of ceramic ware, as distinct from a glaze.

Bodyverb

give material form to something abstract

‘he bodied forth the traditional Prussian remedy for all ills’;

Bodyverb

build the bodywork of (a motor vehicle)

‘an era when automobiles were bodied over wooden frames’;

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