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Adjective
/ˈkôrp(ə)rəl/,
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corporals, plural;
  1. Of or relating to the human body

Noun
  1. A cloth on which the chalice and paten are placed during the celebration of the Eucharist


  1. a noncommissioned officer in the Army or Air Force or Marines
  2. bodily: affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit; "bodily needs"; "a corporal defect"; "corporeal suffering"; "a somatic symptom or somatic illness"
  3. bodied: possessing or existing in bodily form; "what seemed corporal melted as breath into the wind"- Shakespeare; "an incarnate spirit"; "`corporate' is an archaic term"
  4. The Corporal (from the Latin corpus, "body") is a square white linen cloth, now usually somewhat smaller than the breadth of an altar, upon which the chalice and paten, and also the ciborium containing the smaller hosts for the Communion of the laity, are placed during the celebration of the ...
  5. The MGM-5 Corporal missile was the first guided weapon authorized by the United States to carry a nuclear warhead. A surface-to-surface guided missile, the Corporal could deliver either a nuclear fission or high-explosive warhead up to a range of .
  6. A non-commissioned officer army rank with NATO code OR-4. The rank below a sergeant but above a lance corporal and private; A non-commissioned officer rank in the police force, below a sergeant but above a private or patrolman; Having a physical, tangible body; corporeal; Of or pertaining to ...
  7. From Latin: corpus, meaning "body." A square piece of linen laid on top of the altar cloth at Communion.
  8. grade between private and sergeant. No corporals were enlisted into the permanent US or CS signal service, however, privates did serve as ‘lance’ corporals albeit without chevrons.  No signal insignia is now known to have been affixed to corporal chevrons in the war-time US signal corps.
  9. Corporal punishment was outlawed in schools years ago.
  10. A rank below sergeant but above private. Usually in command of a section of men. The Latin cap, meaning head or highest, is the most likely source of this word which evolved through the Italian capodi which, in turn, meant the head of a section. ...
  11. lowest grade of non-commissioned officer; often commands a squad.
  12. Works of Mercy - 1)  to feed the hungry  2)  to give drink to the thirsty  3)  to clothe the naked  4)  to give shelter to the homeless  5)  to visit the sick  6)  to visit the imprisoned  7)  to bury the dead
  13. A square of linen on which the sacramental vessels are placed from the Offering through the Communion. It sometimes has a cross embroidered at the front edge.
  14. of the body. “Let's reintroduce corporal punishment in the schools - and use it on the teachers.” --P.J. O'Rourke
  15. a white linen napkin on which are placed the paten and chalice at the preparation of the gifts.
  16. (81) bodily, physical
  17. A white linen cloth, usually with a red cross in the center, used to protect any particles of the Precious Body and Blood of Jesus from falling to the altar cloth. It is always folded and unfolded so as to protect any particles from being lost. ...