breast implant

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n breast implant an implant for cosmetic purposes to replace a breast that has been surgically removed
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Quotations

  • Charles Dickens
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    “There is a passion for hunting something deeply implanted in the human breast.”

Usage

In literature:

I could not believe that the love of life that actuated us had been implanted in our breasts by aught other than God.
"The Jacket (The Star-Rover)" by Jack London
Not for nothing are these impulses implanted in my breast.
"The Woman Who Did" by Grant Allen
Yet the love of life is implanted too deeply in the human breast to die before life itself deserts our mortal body.
"Old Mission Stories of California" by Charles Franklin Carter
You grant an intense curiosity as to everybody else being implanted in the human breast?
"Punch, or The London Charivari, Vol. 153, November 7, 1917" by Various
There is no better service that anyone can render than to implant higher ideals in the breast of another.
"A Backward Glance at Eighty" by Charles A. Murdock
In the breast of each human being is implanted an instinctive fear of Pain.
"The Rules of the Game" by Stewart Edward White
Because he found it under his hand and recognised its sinister purpose, to be left implanted in the breast or brain of an enemy's lifeless body.
"The Stowmarket Mystery" by Louis Tracy
O Sesha, tell me the desire implanted in thy breast.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1"
Whoever has the seed of virtue and honour implanted in his breast will drop a sympathising tear on the woes of his neighbour.
"Book of Wise Sayings" by W. A. Clouston
The early desire to pray deeply, implanted in the tender breast by the mother, can never be obliterated.
"Gathering Jewels" by James Knowles and Matilda Darroch Knowles
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In poetry:

"Dark sin, the deadly foe of love,
All bowers of bliss thou shalt infest,
Implanting thorns the flowers above,
And one black feather in the breast
Of purest dove.
"Mount Arafa" by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
The law of God, in ev'ry servant's breast,
Implant — of that, on all occasions talk,
Whenever thou dost rise, or go to rest,
At home, abroad, when thou dost sit, or walk.
"Advice To Ev'ry Master Of A Family, To Govern His House In A Religious Manner" by Rees Prichard

In news:

MADRID Spanish authorities say they have arrested a Panamanian woman arriving at Barcelona airport with 1.38 kilograms of cocaine concealed in breast implants.
Spanish authorities say they have arrested a Panamanian woman arriving at Barcelona airport with 1.38 kilograms (3 pounds) of cocaine concealed in breast implants.
A North Texas woman who says a Pantego Police officer caused her breast implants to rupture during an arrest is suing the town.
One lucky Canadian woman says she survived a brutal shooting by her ex-boyfriend because of her breast implants.
Among the procedures offered by his practice are breast surgery, facelifts , nose surgery, cheek implants, chin advancement, and several others.
Health Secretary Andrew Lansley launched a review of the risks from faulty breast implants after receiving new evidence from major cosmetic surgery firm Transform.
'The Waltons' star Mary McDonough details horrifying health issues she believes were caused by her breast implants.
Dr Michael Schwartz, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Thousand Oaks, was one of the first surgeons in the United States to offer the recently FDA-approved Sientra® breast implants .
In a recent interview, Kelly revealed that she would love nothing more than to get breast implants —but she's too scared to actually go under the knife.
The Frenchman who sparked a global health scare by selling substandard breast implants has been released from jail under court supervision pending a trial next year, a judicial source said on Friday.
Kris Jenner was discussing her breast implants on the 'Today' show as the country observed a moment of silence for 9/11.
Kris Jenner, the matriarch of reality television family the Kardashians, was on NBC's 'Today' show talking about, among other things, her breast implants .
Government insurance covers the cost of reconstructive surgery for women who've had breast cancer or an occupational injury, but doesn't cover purely cosmetic implants .
Breast Implant Saves Stabbing Victim's Life.
BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. A Brevard County woman said on Tuesday her breast implant saved her life after it absorbed the blow when she was stabbed with a pocket knife.
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