bodywork
bodywork odywork n. 1. the exterior body of a motor vehicle. [WordNet 1.5]

2. the work of making or repairing vehicle bodies. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • bodywork — /bod ee werrk /, n. 1. the work involved in making or repairing automobile or other vehicle bodies. 2. the body of an automobile or other vehicle, esp. with regard to the details or the quality of its construction. [1905 10; BODY + WORK] * * * …   Universalium

  • bodywork — noun a) The exterior body of a motor vehicle. b) The repair of a such body …   Wiktionary

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