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Waist

Definition of waist:

part of speech: noun

Part of the human body between the ribs and hips: middle part of a ship.

part of speech: noun

The smallest part of the human trunk, between the ribs and the hips: the middle part of a ship.

part of speech: noun

The narrowest part of the body, just below the ribs; the slender middle part of anything; a garment, or that section of a garment, which covers the body from shoulders to belt; the middle part of a vessel's deck between the forecastle and quarterdeck.

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