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  • n. Plural form of torso.


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  • They say, a lost world is buried underneath the ground, and that they are sure of the existence of remnants of Romanesque Prague, such as torsos of houses, palaces and old residences deep below the surface.

    Archaeologists Unearthing Prague’s ”Pompeii” | Impact Lab

  • But wider interest in the T-shirt was stirred only when Hollywood, in the 1950s, offered up the T-shirted torsos of idolized stars in films like The Wild One, A Streetcar Named Desire, and Rebel Without a Cause.

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  • I remember watching them when I was a little girl, marveling even then at how sensuous they were, the girls with their hair curling in the damp heat, the boys who stripped off their t-shirts and walked with lean, bare torsos through the orchards, their skin glowing in the evening sun.

    Beneath the Pear Trees « A Fly in Amber

  • Renegade tentacles, guns, mop-torches, mob-frenzies, corpses exploding with alien spiders, dragon-beasts, stingers in the neck, severed torsos … need I go on?

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  • They had hoped to simply feed data into a computer and have it match heads to necks and hands to torsos based on the contours of breaks.

    Gaining Enlightenment Through Technology

  • Instead, they hang on to their parents' torsos, sometimes sandwiched between both parents for extra support or between grandma and an older sibling.

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  • The broadcaster also reports on the terrible scenes at a makeshift clinic in the Baba Amr area of Homs:Some arrive with heads decapitated or their torsos split open like animals after slaughter.

    Syria: live from the frontline in Homs

  • Ms. Kneebone's women are perched on pedestals, their torsos deformed or even absent, their limbs intertwined with flowers, foliage and one another to form abstract masses, surreal vignettes and dramatic hell-scapes.

    A Sculptor's Duet With Rodin

  • A device the children wore recorded the tilt of their torsos and disrupted the game when they tried to compensate for their limited range of arm motion by leaning in toward the screen.

    Playing on a Tablet as Therapy

  • In an open letter to the German Football Association, the pair wrote: Get rid of the yellow card and instead let players show their athletic torsos.

    The Knowledge | Football teams for religion | Barry Glendenning


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