stom·ach /ˈstʌmək, mɪk/
stom·ach /ˈstəmək, ɪk/ 名詞
1. Anat. An enlargement, or series of enlargements, in the anterior part of the alimentary canal, in which food is digested; any cavity in which digestion takes place in an animal; a digestive cavity. See Digestion, and Gastric juice, under Gastric.
2. The desire for food caused by hunger; appetite; as, a good stomach for roast beef.
3. Hence appetite in general; inclination; desire.
He which hath no stomach to this fight,
Let him depart. --Shak.
4. Violence of temper; anger; sullenness; resentment; willful obstinacy; stubbornness. [Obs.]
Stern was his look, and full of stomach vain. --Spenser.
This sort of crying proceeding from pride, obstinacy, and stomach, the will, where the fault lies, must be bent. --Locke.
5. Pride; haughtiness; arrogance. [Obs.]
He was a man
Of an unbounded stomach. --Shak.
Stomach pump Med., a small pump or syringe with a flexible tube, for drawing liquids from the stomach, or for injecting them into it.
Stomach tube Med., a long flexible tube for introduction into the stomach.
Stomach worm Zool., the common roundworm (Ascaris lumbricoides) found in the human intestine, and rarely in the stomach.
Stom·ach, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stomached p. pr. & vb. n. Stomaching.]
1. To resent; to remember with anger; to dislike.
The lion began to show his teeth, and to stomach the affront. --L'Estrange.
The Parliament sit in that body . . . to be his counselors and dictators, though he stomach it. --Milton.
2. To bear without repugnance; to brook. [Colloq.]
Stom·ach, v. i. To be angry. [Obs.]
n 1: an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary
canal; the principal organ of digestion [syn: tummy, tum,
2: the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax
and the pelvis [syn: abdomen, venter, belly]
3: an inclination or liking for things involving conflict or
difficulty or unpleasantness; "he had no stomach for a
4: an appetite for food; "exercise gave him a good stomach for
v 1: bear to eat; "He cannot stomach raw fish"
2: put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear
his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure
a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate
the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable
marriage" [syn: digest, endure, stick out, bear, stand,
tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put