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

 waist /ˈwest/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 waist /ˈwest/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Waist n.
 1. That part of the human body which is immediately below the ribs or thorax; the small part of the body between the thorax and hips.
    I am in the waist two yards about.   --Shak.
 2. Hence, the middle part of other bodies; especially Naut., that part of a vessel's deck, bulwarks, etc., which is between the quarter-deck and the forecastle; the middle part of the ship.
 3. A garment, or part of a garment, which covers the body from the neck or shoulders to the waist line.
 4. A girdle or belt for the waist.  [Obs.]
 Waist anchor. See Sheet anchor, 1, in the Vocabulary.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips [syn: waistline]
      2: the narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide
         part of the sole [syn: shank]