human body

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n human body alternative names for the body of a human being "Leonardo studied the human body","he has a strong physique","the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"
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Quotations

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    “The human body is a peculiar device, pat it on the back and the head swells.”
  • Jean Jacques Rousseau
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    “The body politic, as well as the human body, begins to die as soon as it is born, and carries itself the causes of its destruction.”
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Ludwig%20Wittgenstein
    “The human body is the best picture of the human soul.”
  • Peace Pilgrim
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    “We are all cells in the same body of humanity.”
  • Sir Peter Medawar
    Sir Peter Medawar
    “The human mind treats a new idea the way the body treats a strange protein; it rejects it.”
  • Barbara De Angelis
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    “In order to experience everyday spirituality, we need to remember that we are spiritual beings spending some time in a human body.”

Usage

In literature:

What is true of the hand is true of the whole human body.
"The Reconstructed School" by Francis B. Pearson
Timber and steel, intermingled with human bodies, flew high in the air.
"The Boy Allies with the Victorious Fleets" by Robert L. Drake
Second, the human soul can only be reached through the human body.
"The Feast of St. Friend" by Arnold Bennett
Better not come around here with your chemical apparatus for the reduction of the human body.
"Around The Tea-Table" by T. De Witt Talmage
I had never before thought the human body capable of such grace and agility as she displayed.
"Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall" by Charles Major
It makes body so sacred, that the human body must not be allowed to perish.
"Ten Great Religions" by James Freeman Clarke
The one half of her body is livid, the other half the colour of human flesh.
"The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson" by Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
There was a furious movement in the human body crushed on the ground beneath the man they called Bull.
"The Man in the Twilight" by Ridgwell Cullum
What else but a human body?
"Varney the Vampire" by Thomas Preskett Prest
The human body needs all the foods which are ordinarily served on the table.
"Outwitting Our Nerves" by Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury
These nutritive compositions contain only such chemical elements in like chemical proportions as exist in the human body.
"Valere Aude" by Louis Dechmann
O thou of fierce rays, this our (human) body dependeth on Varuna (the water-god)!
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1"
It would seem that no part of the human body is now beyond the reach of surgical remedy.
"Notable Events of the Nineteenth Century" by Various
Another form of oxidation occurs daily in the human body.
"General Science" by Bertha M. Clark
This is of all positions the loveliest for the human body.
"Ancient Art and Ritual" by Jane Ellen Harrison
If there is a consciousness attached to human bodies, then why not to systems of clockwork?
"Theodicy" by G. W. Leibniz
So when the human body is invaded the blood brings to the breach two kinds of defenders.
"Creative Chemistry" by Edwin E. Slosson
Man: A History of the Human Body.
"Anthropology" by Robert Marett
God has given to these souls the power of leaving the human body.
"The Faith of Islam" by Edward Sell
They were bodies, human bodies, naked and unquestionably dead.
"Rebels of the Red Planet" by Charles Louis Fontenay
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In poetry:

Tell me not of buying, selling,
Like the beasts in field or fold,
Human beings—lo! the drunkard—
Body, soul, and heart hath sold.
"Comparative Slavery" by Janet Hamilton
A human body, in a happy hour,
Our Saviour took from Mary, still a maid,
Who, by a marvelous and sacred pow'r
Conceiv'd — without a thought of fleshly aid.
"Adam's Race" by Rees Prichard
Yet thus shall fade the fairest charms below,
Of art or nature, body or of soul
Like northern lights, or like the painted bow,
So swift of human life the meteors roll.
"Time: An Elegy. Written Near The Ruins Of Elgin Cathedral" by Robert Alves
For earth, this vast humanity,
The Lord's own body is;
To this our life He entereth in,
Shares all its destinies;
And we shall put His whiteness on
When we are wholly His.
"A White World" by Lucy Larcom
As on Drummossie drear
They fell,--as a dead body falls,--so he;
Swoon-senseless at that killing memory
Seen across year on year:
O human tears! O honourable pain!
Pity unchill'd by age, and wounds that bleed again!
"Charles Edward At Rome" by Francis Turner Palgrave
Ah! the children love the lilies, while we elders are inclined
To the flowers that have poison for the body and the mind.
Better for the “strongly human” to have done with life as soon,
Better perish for a lily like the Babies of Walloon.
"The Babies of Walloon" by Henry Lawson

In news:

'B ody burden: the amount of radioactive material present in a human body, which acts as an internal and ongoing source of radiation.
Body slamming piglets to death humane, pork experts say (with graphic video).
In his own words, his work with the human body signifies that in which "everything is expressed".
Training session in Hartsville focuses on the profound effect rhythm can have on the human body.
CNN — No evidence of human remains was found in soil samples taken from a home where Jimmy Hoffa 's body was allegedly buried.
Body slamming piglets to death humane , pork experts say (with graphic video).
The Illumination is about just that: At 8:17 pm on a Friday evening, in the present era, light begins to radiate from anywhere there is pain on the human body.
The human body needs sodium to work, but most people get more sodium than they need.
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a memory device that has the physical properties of Jell -O and can function in a wet environment, such as inside the human body.
Josh 's story is full of good, bad and ugly stories of what happens when the human body is pushed to its limit physically and mentally and then pushed even further.
As a hungry demon in horror comedy pic "Jennifer's Body," Megan Fox craves a yummy human snack, but she's not the only one in the movie with bite.
The report sheds new light on a grim chapter in the history of the troubled region and confirms a 2008 report by a Kashmiri human rights organization that found hundreds of bodies buried in the Kashmir Valley.
Horse with a broken body has a knack for healing human souls.
TOKYO (AP) — Sony is expanding its sprawling electronics to movies business empire with a new venture — looking inside the human body.
Workers leave the headquarters of Sony Corp. Sony is expanding its sprawling electronics-to-movies business empire with a new venture -- looking inside the human body.
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In science:

There is a hierarchical tree-like structure of this “branching” of the conscious flow as can be also evidenced within the human body.
Founding quantum theory on the basis of consciousness
If you choose freedom, then you must coherently reject any pure deterministic explanation of the world and in particular of the human brain and body.
Quantum randomness can be controlled by free will -a consequence of the before-before experiment
Temporal stationarity is a valid assumption in many practical applications such as when analyzing human body contours for gait recognition or analyzing brain tumor contour deformations and thus the time sequence can be used to compute the expectations.
The Wiener-Khinchin Theorem for Non-wide Sense stationary Random Processes
Ivancevic, Quantum Leap: From Dirac and Feynman, Across the Universe, to Human Body and Mind.
Adaptive Wave Models for Option Pricing Evolution: Nonlinear and Quantum Schr\"odinger Approaches
Yuille approach is one of the traditional ways of identifying the static images form a dynamic stream using a template that has been provided as a part of the human body. This method is widely used in many systems for face detection.
Education for All: Remote testing system with gesture recognition and recording
Two tags exchange radio packets only if the individuals wearing them face each other (the human body acts as a shield at this frequency and power) within a distance of 1 to 1.5 meters.
Bootstrapping under constraint for the assessment of group behavior in human contact networks
Of course the use of the term ‘rounded shape’ may be a question of taste (as when applied to human bodies) if it is not quantified.
The disc instability model of dwarf-novae and low-mass X-ray binary transients
Here one reconstructs a “shape”, for example the spatial distribution of the absorption coefficient for X-ray in a cross-section of the human body, by recording the transmitted radiation along an axis perpendicular to the beam and repeating this with the apparatus rotated at different angles.
An invitation to quantum tomography
Tomography is a technique used, for example, to visualize a cross section of the human body by measuring the absorption of irradiated X-rays.
Gas flow in close binary star systems
In addition, integral dose was calculated for a cylindrical tissue-equivalent model of a human body placed at the parking lot near the roll-up door to the compressor room, i.e. at the hottest place.
Radiation shielding calculations for MuCool Test Area at Fermilab
As a comparison, the radioactivity of a human body represents 107 decays per kg·d, with most of them depositing more than 100 keV of energy.
Direct search for WIMP dark matter
The human immune system protects the human body against various pathogens like e.g. biological viruses and bacteria.
Next Challenges in Bringing Artificial Immune Systems to Production in Network Security
As in the human body, the artificial tissue is an environment in which the initial interactions and alarms are raised when ’something’ is happening.
Artificial Immune Tissue using Self-Orgamizing Networks
All visible bodies are bound dense vertices of overlapping astroparticles with extremely weak r−4 radial densities of elementary (and summary) matter beyond human perception and instrumental resolutions.
Were the ancient Greeks right that space is continuous material plenum?
But non-empty space distributions of matter below restricted human perception exist (due to their influence on observed events) and they are even more fundamental for Nature than visible bodies.
Were the ancient Greeks right that space is continuous material plenum?
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