belly definition

  • noun:
    • See stomach.
    • the lower of human body of particular vertebrates, such as snakes and fish.
    • casual The belly.
    • Informal An appetite for meals.
    • The uterus; the uterus.
    • a component that bulges or protrudes: the belly of a sail.
    • Anatomy The bulging, main element of a muscle.
    • a-deep, hollow interior: the stomach of a ship.
    • The abdomen.
    • The stomach, particularly a fat one.
    • the reduced fuselage of an airplane.
    • That an element of the body which extends downward from the breast to the legs, and contains the bowels, or intestines; the abdomen.
    • The under an element of the body of pets, corresponding on human being stomach.
    • The womb.
    • The element of something which resembles the human stomach in protuberance or in hole; the innermost part.
    • The hollow element of a curved or curved timber, the convex element of the straight back.
    • That an element of the human anatomy which stretches from breast towards the crotch, possesses the bowels: the area of the trunk area involving the diaphragm and the pelvis, regarded as to its front side and part walls and its particular cavity and items; the stomach. See cut-under stomach.
    • The element of any pet which corresponds toward human belly; the stomach overall.
    • The belly having its adjuncts: as, a hungry stomach.
    • The uterus.
    • The fleshy section of a muscle, as distinguished from the tendinous portion: as, the anterior belly associated with digastricus muscle.
    • The hollow or interior of an inclosed destination.
    • The section of any such thing which resembles the belly in protuberance or cavity, since a bottle, something, a sail filled because of the wind, a blast-furnace, etc.
    • In technology, the internal, reduced, or front area or edge of such a thing.
    • a component that bulges deeply
    • a protruding stomach
    • the location associated with the human anatomy of a vertebrate between the thorax in addition to pelvis
    • the hollow within something
    • the underpart for the body of particular vertebrates particularly snakes or fish
  • verb-transitive:
    • To bulge or trigger to bulge. See Synonyms at bulge.
    • To cause to enlarge out; to fill.
  • phrasal-verb:
    • belly up To approach closely: stomach up to the bar.
  • verb:
    • to put your belly.
    • To swell and start to become protuberant; to bulge.
    • swell up down or bulge away
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To enlarge and be protuberant, just like the stomach; to bulge.
  • others:
    • To fill; swell completely.
    • To enlarge and become protuberant, like belly; bulge completely.

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