to search all parts of the body of:
Police ordered the suspects to strip and then body-searched them for hidden caches of narcotics.
a form of search by police, customs officials, etc, that involves examination of a prisoner’s or suspect’s bodily orifices
(transitive) to search (a prisoner or suspect) in this manner
the outer shell of an automobile body, excluding doors, window glass, interior fittings, and all mechanical components. noun the external shell of a motor vehicle
a close-fitting shirt or blouse having a shape and seams that follow the contours of the body. such a garment with a sewn-in or snap crotch, especially a woman’s leotard or combination shirt and panty with a snap crotch.
a factory or machine shop in which bodies for vehicles, as automobiles, trucks, or the like, are manufactured, repaired, etc. Slang. an employment agency, school, or the like that provides large numbers of workers, trainees, recent graduates, etc., to fill entry-level jobs. a gym, health club, or the like where people may exercise, do bodybuilding, […]
noun (informal) the purchasing of manpower from another country, usu. one where wages are cheap