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Definition of Chest


  1. A large box of wood, or other material, having, like a trunk, a lid, but no covering of skin, leather, or cloth.
  2. A coffin.
  3. The part of the body inclosed by the ribs and breastbone; the thorax.
  4. A case in which certain goods, as tea, opium, etc., are transported; hence, the quantity which such a case contains.
  5. A tight receptacle or box, usually for holding gas, steam, liquids, etc.; as, the steam chest of an engine; the wind chest of an organ.
  6. To deposit in a chest; to hoard.
  7. To place in a coffin.
  8. Strife; contention; controversy.
More "Chest" Quotations

Chest Translations

chest in Afrikaans is bors
chest in Danish is kiste, bryst
chest in Dutch is boezem, borst
chest in Finnish is rinta
chest in French is sein, poitrine, commode, coffre
chest in German is Koffer, Brust, Kasten, Kasten
chest in Italian is torace, cassapanca, valigia, cassone
chest in Latin is arca archa, armarium
chest in Norwegian is bryst
chest in Portuguese is caixa, peito
chest in Spanish is arca, aparador, baul, cajon, pecho