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Noun: chest  chest
  1. The part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
    - thorax, pectus
  2. Box with a lid; used for storage; usually large and sturdy
  3. The front of the body from the neck to the abdomen
    "he beat his chest in anger";
    - breast
  4. Furniture with drawers for keeping clothes
    - chest of drawers, bureau [N. Amer], dresser

Derived forms: chests

Type of: article of furniture, body part, box, external body part, furniture, piece of furniture

Part of: body, craniate, torso, trunk, vertebrate

Encyclopedia: Chest, Lungs and Liver