an index for assessing overweight and underweight, obtained by dividing body weight in kilograms by height in meters squared: a measure of 25 or more is considered overweight.
an index used to indicate whether a person is over- or underweight. It is obtained by dividing a person’s weight in kilograms by the square of their height in metres. An index of 20–25 is normal BMI
body mass index
A measurement of the relative percentages of fat and muscle mass in the human body, in which weight in kilograms is divided by height in meters squared. The result is used as an index of obesity.
a set of exercises designed to develop an individual’s coordination, grace, and stamina.
a small, wireless microphone worn inconspicuously by an actor, singer, or other performer to amplify the voice without inhibiting mobility. to equip with a body mike: The star was body-miked, but he was still inaudible.
noun any method of permanently adorning the body, including tattooing and piercing
the community of believers of which Christ is the head. I Cor. 12:27. the consecrated bread of the Eucharist. noun the Christian Church