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Hip vs. Waist

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Hipnoun

(anatomy) The outward-projecting parts of the pelvis and top of the femur and the overlying tissue.

Waistnoun

The part of the body between the pelvis and the stomach.

Hipnoun

The inclined external angle formed by the intersection of two sloping roof planes.

Waistnoun

A part of a piece of clothing that covers the waist.

Hipnoun

In a bridge truss, the place where an inclined end post meets the top chord.

Waistnoun

The narrow connection between the thorax and abdomen in certain insects (e.g., bees, ants and wasps).

Hipnoun

A drug addict, especially someone addicted to a narcotic like heroin.

Waistnoun

The middle portion of the hull of a ship or the fuselage of an aircraft.

Hipnoun

The fruit of a rose.

Waistnoun

(nautical) That part of the upper deck of a ship between the quarterdeck and the forecastle.

Hipverb

To use one's hips to bump into someone.

Waistnoun

(obsolete) The middle part of anything.

Hipverb

To throw (one's adversary) over one's hip in wrestling (technically called cross buttock).

Waistnoun

That part of the human body which is immediately below the ribs or thorax; the small part of the body between the thorax and hips.

‘I am in the waist two yards about.’;

Hipverb

To dislocate or sprain the hip of, to fracture or injure the hip bone of (a quadruped) in such a manner as to produce a permanent depression of that side.

Waistnoun

Hence, the middle part of other bodies; especially (Naut.), that part of a vessel's deck, bulwarks, etc., which is between the quarter-deck and the forecastle; the middle part of the ship.

Hipverb

To make with a hip or hips, as a roof.

Waistnoun

A garment, or part of a garment, which covers the body from the neck or shoulders to the waist line.

Hipverb

To inform, to make knowledgeable.

Waistnoun

A girdle or belt for the waist.

Hipadjective

(slang) Aware, informed, up-to-date, trendy.

Waistnoun

the narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips

Hipnoun

The projecting region of the lateral parts of one side of the pelvis and the hip joint; the haunch; the huckle.

Waistnoun

the narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole

Hipnoun

The external angle formed by the meeting of two sloping sides or skirts of a roof, which have their wall plates running in different directions.

Waistnoun

the part of the human body below the ribs and above the hips, often narrower than the areas above and below

‘the last time you had a waist was around 1978’; ‘he put an arm around her waist’;

Hipnoun

In a bridge truss, the place where an inclined end post meets the top chord.

Waistnoun

the circumference of a person's waist

‘her waist has reduced from 35 to 28 inches’;

Hipnoun

The fruit of a rosebush, especially of the English dog-rose (Rosa canina); called also rose hip.

Waistnoun

the part of a garment around or covering the waist

‘trousers with an elasticated waist’;

Hipnoun

See Hyp, n.

Waistnoun

the point at which a garment is shaped so as to narrow between the ribcage and the hips

‘a jacket with a high waist’;

Hipverb

To dislocate or sprain the hip of, to fracture or injure the hip bone of (a quadruped) in such a manner as to produce a permanent depression of that side.

Waistnoun

a narrow part in the middle of something, such as a violin or hourglass.

Hipverb

To throw (one's adversary) over one's hip in wrestling (technically called cross buttock).

Waistnoun

the middle part of a ship, between the forecastle and the quarterdeck.

Hipverb

To make with a hip or hips, as a roof.

Waistnoun

a blouse or bodice.

Hipinterjection

Used to excite attention or as a signal; as, hip, hip, hurra!

Waist

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.

Hipadjective

Aware of the latest ideas, trends, fashions, and developments in popular music and entertainment culture; not square; - same as hep.

Hipadjective

Aware of the latest fashions and behaving as expected socially, especially in clothing style and musical taste; exhibiting an air of casual sophistication; cool; with it; - used mostly among young people in the teens to twenties.

Hipnoun

either side of the body below the waist and above the thigh

Hipnoun

the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates

Hipnoun

the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the acetabulum

Hipnoun

the fruit of a rose plant

Hipadjective

informed about the latest trends

Hipnoun

(formerly in the UK) a set of information about a house or flat that a seller must provide to a potential buyer.

Hipadjective

very fashionable

‘it's hip to be environmentally conscious’;

Hipadjective

aware of or informed about

‘he's trying to show how hip he is to Americana’;

Hipinterjection

used to introduce a communal cheer

‘hip hip hooray!’;

Hip

In vertebrate anatomy, hip (or in medical terminology) refers to either an anatomical region or a joint. The hip region is located lateral and anterior to the gluteal region, inferior to the iliac crest, and overlying the greater trochanter of the femur, or .

‘coxa’; ‘thigh bone’;

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