from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A dead body, especially one intended for dissection.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A dead body; especially the corpse of a human to be dissected.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A dead human body; a corpse.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A dead body; a corpse: as, “a mere cadaver,” Boyle; especially, a body prepared or used for dissection.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the dead body of a human being
I love the piece, the Trio, the Flute Sonata, Dialogues des Carmelites, and Fiancailles pour rire (how can you resist a text like "my cadaver is soft as a glove"?) but I think maybe you're reading history back into the Sextet, rather than finding it there.
I called another cadaver dog handler that I know that works for Osceola County sheriff ` s office, and had her come in for a secondary search.
These images of Christmas cheer are miles away from where I sit now, at the Spence Academy for Young Ladies, forced to construct a drummer boy ornament using only tinfoil, cotton, and a small bit of string, as if performing some diabolical experiment in cadaver regeneration.
Watching a forensic pathologist pop the braincase on a cadaver is a little disturbing, but it’s not so bad after you see it done once or twice.
Yet Brown’s response to the loss of one who was trying to make as good a fist as possible of the post of defence procurement is to appoint a political cadaver from the Necropolis of the ‘Winter of Discontent’.
In "Take All of Murphy," the anatomy demonstrator tells the medical students, "This fine cadaver is your first patient.
The Los Angeles Times says a coroner's sniffer dog, known as a "cadaver dog", found the hand about 50 yards from where the head was discovered.
This almost got as ugly as those toe-tag cadaver cakes.
The cadaverous aspect of the image is the remains of the world after its negation by words: ‘what is left behind is precisely this cadaver, which is not of the world either — even though it is here — which is rather behind the world ... and which now affirms, on the basis of this, the possibility of a world-behind, a return backwards.’
At the adjoining table, number 27, Priya Singh, citing what she believed to be an uncanny resemblance to the queen of England, began calling her cadaver Elizabeth.
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