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Main Entry: waist
Pronunciation: primarystresswamacrst
Function: noun
1 a : the usually narrowed part of the body between the chest and hips b : the narrow front part of the abdomen of some insects (as a wasp)
2 : the central portion of something that is usually thinner or narrower than the ends <the waist of a ship> <the waist of a violin>
3 : a garment or the part of a garment that covers the body from the neck to the waist
- waist·ed /primarystresswamacr-stschwad/ adjective
[waist illustration]

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