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Noun
/wāst/,
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waists, plural;
  1. The part of the human body below the ribs and above the hips

  2. The circumference of this
    • - her waist is 28 inches
  3. A narrowing of the trunk of the body at this point
    • - the last time you had a waist was around 1978
  4. The part of a garment encircling or covering the waist

  5. The point at which a garment is shaped so as to narrow between the rib cage and the hips
    • - a jacket with a high waist
  6. A blouse or bodice

  7. A narrow part in the middle of anything, such as a violin, an hourglass, the body of wasp, etc

  8. The middle part of a ship, between the forecastle and the quarterdeck


  1. the narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips
  2. The W.A.I.S.T. is the acronym for the West African Invitational Softball Tournament.
  3. Waist is a common term for the bodice of a dress or for a blouse or woman's shirt from the early nineteenth century through the Edwardian period.
  4. (waisting) That which goes at the waist (of a person, as on a garment, or of an object)
  5. (Waisted) Traditionally styled clock with the crown and base wider than the body of the clock that encases the pendulum
  6. (WAISTED) Adding a waist to an outfit. For example, if you’re wearing something bulky or really flowing, you get waisted by adding a jacket or a belt to define your waist.
  7. Part of the body of a guitar which is smallest in dimension from top to bottom.
  8. This is the thin mid-section of a guitar, equivalent to the waist of a person.
  9. The narrowest section of a ski between the tail and the tip.
  10. the inward-curving middle of a guitar.
  11. The area of a carriage body about half-way up the body-side; specifically the narrow panels below the windows on a traditionally paneled coach.
  12. position along the propagation axis where a laser beam has the smallest size
  13. the center row of a diagram, often containing a long answer; a central column with this long answer is called a spine
  14. The narrow part of a long object, in particular the least thickness of a reinforced concrete stair slab.
  15. The plating around the main deck of a tug that forms the railing.  See also Bulwarks.
  16. in body measurements, the waist is the circumference around the middle of the torso. As an item of clothing, a waist (or shirtwaist) is a blouse or shirt.
  17. and Shirt-Waist To dream of a round full waist, denotes that you will be favored by an agreeable dispensation of fortune. A small, unnatural waist, foretells displeasing success and recriminating disputes. ...
  18. Central part of the skis where the bindings are.
  19. which is usually measured at the smallest circumference of the abdomen
  20. the central deck of a ship between the forecastle and the quarterdeck.^[8]
  21. A narrowing in the middle of the body of an instrument, resulting in a shape like an hourglass. Typically found in string instruments, and some drums.
  22. The middle fore and aft part of a vessel's decks.
  23. The narrow portion of an acoustic guitar’s body.
  24. Around the body, over the waistline elastic.
  25. Middle area of the bell wall.