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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bust /ˈbʌst/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 bust n.
 1. A piece of sculpture representing the upper part of the human figure, including the head, shoulders, and breast.
 Ambition sighed: she found it vain to trust
 The faithless column, and the crumbling bust.   --Pope.
 2. The portion of the human figure included between the head and waist, whether in statuary or in the person; the chest or thorax; the upper part of the trunk of the body.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : lacking funds; "`skint' is a British slang term" [syn: broke,
             skint, stone-broke, stony-broke]
      n 1: a complete failure; "the play was a dismal flop" [syn: flop]
      2: a sculpture of the head and shoulders of a person
      3: an occasion for excessive eating or drinking; "they went on
         a bust that lasted three days" [syn: tear, binge, bout]
      v 1: ruin completely; "He busted my radio!" [syn: break] [ant:
      2: search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on;
         "The police raided the crack house" [syn: raid]
      3: separate or cause to separate abruptly; "The rope snapped";
         "tear the paper" [syn: tear, rupture, snap]
      4: go to pieces; "The lawn mower finally broke"; "The gears
         wore out"; "The old chair finally fell apart completely"
         [syn: break, wear, wear out, fall apart]
      5: break open or apart suddenly and forcefully; "The dam burst"
         [syn: burst]