Complete Definition of "chest"

English

Etymology
Image:Chest.jpg|thumb|right|An x-ray image of the human chest (5).
OE. cest|�est �box� < Germanic *kist� < Latin cista < AGr. polytonic|κί��η �chest, box, basket, hamper�. Cognates from Germanic include Dutch kist, German Kiste.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ʧ�st/, SAMPA|/tSEst/
audio|en-us-chest.ogg|Audio (US)
rhymes|�st

Noun
wikipedia
en-noun

  1. A box, now usually a large strong box with a secure lid.
  2. obsolete A coffin.
  3. The place in which public money is kept; a treasury.
  4. A chest of drawers.
  5. The portion of the human body from the base of the neck to the top of the abdomen; the thorax. Also the analogous area in other animals.

Synonyms
the thorax
breast

box
trunk

Translations
trans-top|strong box
Bosnian: t-|bs|kutija|f
Croatian: t-|hr|Å¡krinja|f
Chinese: 箱 (xi�ng)
Czech: t-|cs|truhla|f
Dutch: t+|nl|kist|f
Finnish: arkku, kirstu
French: t+|fr|coffre|m
German: t+|de|Truhe|f
Greek: κιβ��ιο (civótio) n, κα��νι (kasóni) n, μ�αο�λο (baúlo) n, κα�έλα (kaséla) f, �εν�ο�κι (se[n]dúci) n
Hungarian: t+|hu|láda
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Icelandic: t+|is|kista|f
Old English: t-|ang|cest|f|alt�est|xsOld English
Polish: kufer m, skrzynia f
Russian: ��нд�к (sundúk) m; ��ик (jáš�ik) m
Serbian

Slovak: debna#Slovak|debna f, truhla#truhla|truhla f
Spanish: t+|es|arca|f, t-|es|baúl|m
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trans-top|a coffin
trans-mid
Polish: trumna f
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trans-top|a treasury
trans-mid
Polish: fundusz m
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trans-top|chest of drawers
Icelandic: kommóða f
trans-mid
Polish: komoda f
Russian: t+|ru|комод|m|trkomód|scCyrl
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trans-top|thorax
Basque: t|eu|torax|xs=Basque
Bosnian: t-|bs|grudi|f
Catalan: t|ca|tòrax|m
Croatian: t-|hr|prsa|f
Chinese: � (xīong), �� (xīong bù)
Czech: t-|cs|hru�|f
Dutch: t+|nl|romp|m, t-|nl|torso|m, t-|nl|thorax|m, t+|nl|borst|f
trreq|Esperanto
Finnish: t+|fi|rinta, t-|fi|rintakehä
French: t+|fr|poitrine|f
German: t+|de|Brust|f
Greek: t+|el|��ήθο�|n|trstíthos|scGrek, t+|el|��έ�νο|n|trstérno|scGrek, t+|el|θ��ακα�|m|trthórakas|scGrek
Hebrew: ��� (khaze) m
Icelandic: t+|is|bringa|f
trreq|Ido
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trreq|Interlingua
Italian: t+|it|petto|m
Kurdish:
Latin: t-|la|pectus|m
trreq|Occitan
Polish: klatka piersiowa f
Portuguese: t+|pt|tórax, t+|pt|peito|m
Romanian: t-|ro|torace|n
trreq|Romansch
Russian: t+|ru|г��д�|f|trgrud�|scCyrl
Serbian

Slovak: t-|sk|hru�|f, t-|sk|hrudník|m
Slovene: t|sl|oprsje|n, t|sl|toraks|m
Spanish: t+|es|pecho|m
Tagalog: dibdib
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Latin: pectus n
ttbc|Slovak: t-|sk|bielizník|m

Related terms
bad chest
chest cold
chest of drawers
chest pass
chesty
get off one's chest|get off one�s chest
hope chest
treasure chest
war chest

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