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corpulence


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Corpulence  \Cor"pu*lence\  (k?r"p?-lens),  Corpulency 
  \Cor"pu*len*cy\  (k?r"p?-len-s?),  n.  [L.  corpulentia:  cf  F. 
  corpulence.] 
  1.  Excessive  fatness;  fleshiness;  obesity. 
 
  2.  Thickness;  density;  compactness.  [Obs.] 
 
  The  heaviness  and  corpulency  of  water  requiring  a 
  great  force  to  divide  it  --Ray. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  corpulence 
  n  :  the  property  of  excessive  fatness  [syn:  {overweight},  {stoutness}, 
  {adiposis}] 




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