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Meaning of CHEST

Pronunciation:  chest

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  box with a lid; used for storage; usually large and sturdy
  2. [n]  furniture with drawers for keeping clothes
  3. [n]  the part of the human body between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates

CHEST is a 5 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: bureau, chest of drawers, dresser, pectus, thorax
 See Also: ammunition chest, area of cardiac dullness, ark, ark of the covenant, article of furniture, body, body part, box, breast, breastbone, caisson, cedar chest, chest cavity, chiffonier, coffer, commode, craniate, drawer, female chest, furniture, gallbladder, highboy, hope chest, lid, male chest, musculus pectoralis, Pandora's box, pecs, pectoral, pectoral muscle, pectoralis, piece of furniture, pix, pix chest, pyx, pyx chest, rib cage, sea chest, shelf, sternum, tallboy, tea chest, thoracic aorta, thoracic cavity, thoracic vein, tool cabinet, tool case, tool chest, toolbox, torso, toy box, toy chest, treasure chest, trunk, vena thoracica, vertebrate, wedding chest



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Chest\ (ch[e^]st), n. [OE. chest, chist, AS. cest, cist,
    cyst, L. cista, fr. Gr. ki`sth. Cf. {Cist}, {Cistern}.]
    1. A large box of wood, or other material, having, like a
       trunk, a lid, but no covering of skin, leather, or cloth.
             Heaps of money crowded in the chest.  --Dryden.
    2. A coffin. [Obs.]
             He is now dead and mailed in his cheste. --Chaucer.
    3. The part of the body inclosed by the ribs and breastbone;
       the thorax.
    4. (Com.) A case in which certain goods, as tea, opium, etc.,
       are transported; hence, the quantity which such a case
    5. (Mech.) 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.
    {Bomb chest}, See under {Bomb}.
    {Chest of drawers}, a case or movable frame containing
  2. \Chest\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Chested}.]
    1. To deposit in a chest; to hoard.
    2. To place in a coffin. [Obs.]
             He dieth and is chested.              --Gen. 1. 26
  3. \Chest\, n. [AS. ce['a]st.]
    Strife; contention; controversy. [Obs.] --P. Plowman.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing your chest in your dream means confidence, conquest and vitality. Alternatively, it represents feelings of being overwhelmed and being dangerously confronted by something. Consider also if the dream is telling you that there is something that you need to "get off your chest". Dreaming that you are bSeeing or eating on your chest indicates triumph and a great accomplishment.
Easton Bible Dictionary

(Heb. _'aron_, generally rendered "ark"), the coffer into which the contributions for the repair of the temple were put (2 Kings 12:9, 10; 2 Chr. 24:8, 10, 11). In Gen. 50:26 it is rendered "coffin." In Ezek. 27:24 a different Hebrew word, _genazim_ (plur.), is used. It there means "treasure-chests."

Thesaurus Terms
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