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  • 141 chest of viols — a set of matching viols of different sizes (as treble, tenor, gamba) * * * Music. a set of several viols, usually played together as an ensemble. * * * chest of viols (archaic) A set of viols (usu two trebles, two tenors, two basses) for ensemble …

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  • 142 chest-thumping — noun Date: 1948 conduct or expression marked by pompous or arrogant self assertion < political chest thumping > …

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  • 143 chest waders — waterproof boots extending to the chest used by anglers and scientists when fishing. Made of latex, neoprene, Gortex, etc …

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  • 144 chest protector — Baseball. a protective pad worn over the chest by a catcher or umpire to shield the body from foul tips. [1885 90, Amer.] * * * …

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  • 145 chest breather — noun A person who inflates the chest as a result of underusing the diaphragm while breathing …

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  • 146 chest pass — noun A pass played with the ball at chest height …

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  • 147 chest voice — noun a kind of voice of a medium or low pitch and of a sonorous quality ascribed to resonance in the chest, or thorax; voice of the thick register. It is produced by vibration of the vocal cords through their entire width and thickness, and with… …

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  • 148 chest press — noun An exercise performed by pressing a bar or lever away from the chest while seated …

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  • 149 chest tightness — noun An unpleasant sensation of tightness, heaviness or pressure in the chest …

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  • 150 chest-shaver — Incredibly vain male. Coasts on charm. You should break up with Rob, he s such a chest shaver …

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  • 151 chest-shaver — Incredibly vain male. Coasts on charm. You should break up with Rob, he s such a chest shaver …

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  • 152 chest of drawers — chests of drawers N COUNT A chest of drawers is a low, flat piece of furniture with drawers in which you keep clothes and other things …

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  • 153 chest pack — A parachute that is separate from the harness and is attached to it with hooks. The parachute is worn on the chest. In most cases, it is a reserve or auxiliary parachute …

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  • 154 chest cold — /ˈtʃɛst koʊld/ (say chest kohld) noun a form of the common cold that mainly involves inflammation or infection of the respiratory tract. Compare head cold …

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  • 155 chest infection — /ˈtʃɛst ɪnfɛkʃən/ (say chest infekshuhn) noun an infection of the lungs, as pneumonia, bronchitis, etc …

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  • 156 chest microphone — krūtininis mikrofonas statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. chest microphone vok. Brustmikrophon, n rus. нагрудный микрофон, m pranc. microphone à plastron, m …

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  • 157 chest cavity — noun the cavity in the vertebrate body enclosed by the ribs between the diaphragm and the neck and containing the lungs and heart • Syn: ↑thoracic cavity • Hypernyms: ↑cavity, ↑bodily cavity, ↑cavum • Part Holonyms: ↑thorax, ↑ …

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  • 158 chest of drawers — noun furniture with drawers for keeping clothes • Syn: ↑chest, ↑bureau, ↑dresser • Hypernyms: ↑furniture, ↑piece of furniture, ↑article of furniture • Hyponyms: ↑ …

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  • 159 chest pain — noun pain in the chest • Hypernyms: ↑pain, ↑hurting …

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  • 160 chest beating — noun : the striking of overly dramatic attitudes especially in personal confession of errors the ritualistic chest beating of self criticism …

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