Definition of Chest. Meaning of Chest. Synonyms of Chest

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Definition of Chest

Chest
Chest 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 (heading).
Chest
Chest 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 contains. 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 drawers.

Meaning of Chest from wikipedia

- The thorax or chest (from the Gr**** θώραξ thorax "breastplate, cuir****, corslet" via Latin: thorax) is a part of the anatomy of humans and various other...
- Chest pain is pain in any region of the chest. Chest pain may be a symptom of a number of serious disorders and is, in general, considered a medical emergency...
- A chest tube (chest drain, thoracic catheter, tube thoracostomy, or intercostal drain) is a flexible plastic tube that is inserted through the chest wall...
- A chest radiograph, colloquially called a chest X-ray (CXR), or chest film, is a projection radiograph of the chest used to diagnose conditions affecting...
- shaped abnormally. This produces a caved-in or sunken appearance of the chest. It can either be present at birth or develop after puberty. Pectus excavatum...
- membranes that surround the lungs and line the chest cavity (pleurae). This can result in a sharp chest pain with breathing. Occasionally the pain may...
- trauma and becomes detached from the rest of the chest wall. Two of the symptoms of flail chest are chest pain and shortness of breath. It occurs when multiple...
- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is an emergency procedure that combines chest compressions often with artificial ventilation in an effort to manually...
- Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest is a 2006 American fantasy swashbuckler film, the second installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean film series...
- Chest hair is hair that grows on the chest of a person in the region between the neck and the abdomen. Chest hair develops during and after puberty along...
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