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trunk

trunk

 
 
pronunciation:
truhngk
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the main stem of a tree.
 
synonyms:
bole, chest, footlocker, stock
similar words:
box, cane, case, coffer, locker, stalk, stem
definition 2: the body of a human or animal, excluding the head, neck, and limbs; torso.
synonyms:
torso
similar words:
body, figure, form, frame, shape
definition 3: a large strong container, often rectangular and usu. lockable, that can be used to pack goods for long-term storage or transit; chest.
definition 4: a large compartment in an automobile, usu. in the rear, for storing items such as luggage, parcels, and tools.
definition 5: the prehensile nasal appendage of the elephant; proboscis.
 
synonyms:
proboscis
similar words:
snout
definition 6: in veins and arteries, rivers, railways, and other branching systems, the main body as distinct from tributaries or branches.
similar words:
aorta, artery, channel, line, main
definition 7: a telephone or telegraph line connecting two central offices or switching devices.
definition 8: a channel, conduit, tube, or chute.
synonyms:
channel, conduit
similar words:
chute, course, duct, passage, slide, transport, tube
definition 9: (pl.) a pair of short pants worn in various sports such as track, men's swimming, and boxing.
similar words:
bathing suit, briefs, sportswear, swimsuit, swimwear
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part of speech: adjective
definition: denoting or pertaining to the main body or line in a branching system, as opposed to the branches.
similar words:
aortal
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