from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A middle section, especially the midriff of the human body.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The middle section of something.
- n. The midriff; the section of the human torso, from below the chest to above the waist.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the middle area of the human torso (usually in front)
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The dullish midsection is redeemed by the latter part of the book, though.
PS I went to the gym last night for the first time since September and my midsection is on fire.
Research has indicated that people with too much fat in their midsection are at greater risk of developing dementia, including Alzheimer's disease.
Even when Ernesto begins to die down, we have got a new system coming out of the nation's midsection, which is going to keep you cool, going to keep you cloudy, and, mostly, keep you rather wet -- John.
Also aligned with his midsection was the dimly glowing muzzle of every weapon in the room.
"I think your midsection is a great place to start," she said, "since extra weight in this area can be a marker for heart disease."
For instance, if your midsection is your main concern, doing hundreds of crunches isn't the answer; sure, do ab exercises for tone, but don't forget that developing your chest, back and shoulders can take the focus off your middle.
The midsection is the most important factor in looking good and the first line of defence against any illness.
Around her midsection was a string of dollar bills.
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