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Definition of Chest

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.

Chest Quotations

All the armies of Europe, Asia and Africa combined, with all the treasure of the earth (our own excepted) in their military chest; with a Buonaparte for a commander, could not by force, take a drink from the Ohio, or make a track on the Blue Ridge, in a trial of a thousand years.
Abraham Lincoln

When you're a carpenter making a beautiful chest of drawers, you're not going to use a piece of plywood on the back, even though it faces the wall and nobody will ever see it. You'll know it's there, so you're going to use a beautiful piece of wood on the back.
Steve Jobs

Let me get you to understand I don't bully anybody. I stand up for what I believe in and I'm very honest and I always tell the truth. I'm not a liar, I'm not manipulative and I don't stab you in your back because I will stab you in your chest.
NeNe Leakes

I don't have a tuxedo that fits anymore because my chest and my biceps are too big.
Charlie Sheen

Rock is so much fun. That's what it's all about - filling up the chest cavities and empty kneecaps and elbows.
Jimi Hendrix
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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

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