Geology. a transverse or longitudinal earthquake wave that travels through the interior of the earth (distinguished from surface wave).
a permanent with little or no curl, designed to give fullness and body to the hair and to make it more manageable.
A seismic wave that travels through the Earth rather than across its surface. Body waves usually have smaller amplitudes and shorter wavelengths than surface waves and travel at higher speeds. Primary waves and secondary waves are body waves. Compare surface wave.
close-fitting clothing, as leotards or bodysuits, made of lightweight, usually stretch fabrics and worn for exercising, dancing, or leisure activity.
the work involved in making or repairing automobile or other vehicle bodies. the body of an automobile or other vehicle, especially with regard to the details or the quality of its construction. noun the external shell of a motor vehicle any form of therapy in which parts of the body are manipulated, such as massage
noun a style of skintight clothing that emphasizes the contours of the body (as modifier): a body-con skirt
a small, flexible plastic surfboard, ridden lying down. noun a surfboard that is shorter and blunter than the standard board and on which the surfer lies rather than stands Also called boogie board noun another name for bodyboard noun noun Usage Note A skateboard A kind of surfboard (1970s+)