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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

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

As a surgeon you have to have a controlled arrogance. If it's uncontrolled, you kill people, but you have to be pretty arrogant to saw through a person's chest, take out their heart and believe you can fix it. Then, when you succeed and the patient survives, you pray, because it's only by the grace of God that you get there.
Mehmet Oz

Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn't it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up.
Neil Gaiman

The home should be the treasure chest of living.
Le Corbusier

A ball had passed between my body and the right arm which supported him, cutting through the sleeve and passing through his chest from shoulder to shoulder. There was no more to be done for him and I left him to his rest. I have never mended that hole in my sleeve.
Clara Barton
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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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