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English definition of “carcass”


noun [C] (UK also carcase)     /ˈkɑː.kəs/ US  /ˈkɑːr-/
the body of a dead animal , especially a large one that is soon to be cut up as meat or eaten by wild animals : Vultures flew around in the sky waiting to pick at the rotting carcass of the deer .slang Move your great carcass (= your body ) out of that chair !Death and dyingBone structuresFrames and structures the frame of an old or broken object , car , ship , etc.: Carcasses of burned-out vehicles lined the roads near the scene of the worst fighting .Frames and structures
(Definition of carcass noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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