Body vs Stock - What's the difference?

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Body is a related term of stock.


As nouns the difference between body and stock

is that body is a bodysuit , chiefly worn by women and children while stock is stick, staff.

As a prefix stock is

used to emphasize.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

body

English

(wikipedia body)

Noun

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  • Physical frame.
  • # The physical structure of a human or animal seen as one single organism.
  • I saw them walking from a distance, their bodies strangely angular in the dawn light.
  • # The fleshly or corporeal nature of a human, as opposed to the spirit or soul.
  • The body is driven by desires, but the soul is at peace.
  • # A corpse.
  • Her body was found at four o'clock, just two hours after the murder.
  • #
  • #* 1749 , (Henry Fielding), , Folio Society 1973, p. 463:
  • Indeed, if it belonged to a poor body , it would be another thing; but so great a lady, to be sure, can never want it [...]
  • #* 1876 , (Mark Twain), (The Adventures of Tom Sawyer) , Chapter 28:
  • Sometime I've set right down and eat WITH him. But you needn't tell that. A body 's got to do things when he's awful hungry he wouldn't want to do as a steady thing.
  • #* , chapter=5
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  • What's a body gotta do to get a drink around here?
  • Main section.
  • # The torso, the main structure of a human or animal frame excluding the extremities (limbs, head, tail).
  • The boxer took a blow to the body .
  • # The largest or most important part of anything, as distinct from its appendages or accessories.
  • The bumpers and front tyres were ruined, but the body of the car was in remarkable shape.
  • # (archaic) The section of a dress extending from the neck to the waist, excluding the arms.
  • Penny was in the scullery, pressing the body of her new dress.
  • # The content of a letter, message, or other printed or electronic document, as distinct from signatures, salutations, headers, and so on.
  • # A bodysuit.
  • # (programming) The code of a subroutine, contrasted to its signature and parameters.
  • In many programming languages, the method body is enclosed in braces.
  • Coherent group.
  • # A group of people having a common purpose or opinion; a mass.
  • I was escorted from the building by a body of armed security guards.
  • # An organisation, company or other authoritative group.
  • The local train operating company is the managing body for this section of track.
  • # A unified collection of details, knowledge or information.
  • We have now amassed a body of evidence which points to one conclusion.
  • Material entity.
  • # Any physical object or material thing.
  • All bodies are held together by internal forces.
  • # (uncountable) Substance; physical presence.
  • #* 1922 , (Virginia Woolf), (w, Jacob's Room) Chapter 1
  • The voice had an extraordinary sadness. Pure from all body , pure from all passion, going out into the world, solitary, unanswered, breaking against rocks—so it sounded.
  • We have given body to what was just a vague idea.
  • # (uncountable) Comparative viscosity, solidity or substance (in wine, colours etc.).
  • The red wine, sadly, lacked body .
  • # An agglomeration of some substance, especially one that would be otherwise uncountable.
  • #* 1806 June 26, Thomas Paine, "The cause of Yellow Fever and the means of preventing it, in places not yet infected with it, addressed to the Board of Health in America", The political and miscellaneous works of Thomas Paine , page 179:
  • In a gentle breeze, the whole body of air, as far as the breeze extends, moves at the rate of seven or eight miles an hour; in a high wind, at the rate of seventy, eighty, or an hundred miles an hour [...]
  • #* 2012' March 19, Helge Løseth, Nuno Rodrigues and Peter R. Cobbold, " World's largest extrusive '''body of sand?", ''Geology , volume 40, issue 5
  • Using three-dimensional seismic and well data from the northern North Sea, we describe a large (10 km3) body of sand and interpret it as extrusive.
  • The English Channel is a body of water lying between Great Britain and France.
  • (printing) The shank of a type, or the depth of the shank (by which the size is indicated).
  • a nonpareil face on an agate body

    Synonyms

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    Derived terms

    * acetone body * administrative body * after body * amygaloid body * anococcygeal body * asteroid body * astral body * Barr body * black body * bodice * bodily * body armour * body bag * body blow * body-build * bodybuilder * bodybuilding * body cavity * body-centered * body check * body clock * body coat * body conscious * body contact * body count * body-hugging * body image * body louse * body mass index * body odour * body politic * bodyshell * body shop * body snatcher * body-surf * bodysuit * bodywork * car body * dead body * foreign body * heavenly body * mind-body * out-of-body * over my dead body * real body * subtle body * student body * zebra body (body)

    See also

    * corporal * corporeal

    Verb

  • To give body or shape to something.
  • To construct the bodywork of a car.
  • To embody.
  • * 1955 , Philip Larkin, Toads
  • I don't say, one bodies the other / One's spiritual truth; / But I do say it's hard to lose either, / When you have both.

    References

    * Compact Oxford English Dictionary * MSN encarta

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    stock

    English

    Noun

  • A store or supply
  • # (operations) A store of goods ready for sale; inventory.
  • We have a stock of televisions on hand.
  • # A supply of anything ready for use.
  • Lay in a stock of wood for the winter season.
  • # Railroad rolling stock.
  • # In a card game, a stack of undealt cards made available to the players.
  • # Farm or ranch animals; livestock.
  • # The population of a given type of animal (especially fish) available to be captured from the wild for economic use.
  • (finance) The capital raised by a company through the issue of shares. The total of shares held by an individual shareholder.
  • # The price or value of the stock for a company on the stock market
  • When the bad news came out, the company's stock dropped precipitously.
  • # (figurative) The measure of how highly a person or institution is valued.
  • After that last screw-up of mine, my stock is pretty low around here.
  • # Any of several types of security that are similar to a stock, or marketed like one.
  • The raw material from which things are made; feedstock
  • # The type of paper used in printing.
  • The books were printed on a heavier stock this year.
  • # Undeveloped film; film stock
  • Stock theater, summer stock theater
  • The trunk and woody main stems of a tree. The base from which something grows or branches.
  • * Bible, Job xiv. 8,9
  • Though the root thereof wax old in the earth, and the stock thereof die in the ground, yet through the scent of water it will bud, and bring forth boughs like a plant.
  • # (horticulture) The plant upon which the scion is .
  • #* Francis Bacon
  • The scion overruleth the stock quite.
  • # lineage, family, ancestry
  • ## (linguistics) A larger grouping of language families: a superfamily or macrofamily.
  • Any of the several species of cruciferous flowers in the genus Matthiola .
  • A handle or stem to which the working part of an implement or weapon is attached
  • # The part of a rifle or shotgun that rests against the shooter's shoulder.
  • #*
  • # The handle of a whip, fishing rod, etc.
  • Part of a machine that supports items or holds them in place.
  • # The headstock of a lathe, drill, etc.
  • # The tailstock of a lathe
  • A bar, stick or rod
  • # A ski pole
  • # (nautical) A bar going through an anchor, perpendicular to the flukes.
  • # (nautical) The axle attached to the rudder, which transfers the movement of the helm to the rudder.
  • # (geology) A pipe (vertical cylinder of ore)
  • A bed for infants; a crib, cot, or cradle
  • (folklore) A piece of wood magically made to be just like a real baby and substituted for it by magical beings.
  • (uncountable, countable) Broth made from meat (originally bones) or vegetables, used as a basis for stew or soup.
  • A necktie or cravat, particularly a wide necktie popular in the eighteenth century, often seen today as a part of formal wear for horse riding competitions.
  • * 1915 , :
  • He wore a brown tweed suit and a white stock . His clothes hung loosely about him as though they had been made for a much larger man. He looked like a respectable farmer of the middle of the nineteenth century.
  • * 1978 , (Lawrence Durrell), Livia'', Faber & Faber 1992 (''Avignon Quintet ), p. 417:
  • His grey waistcoat sported pearl buttons, and he wore a stock which set off to admiration a lean and aquiline face which was almost as grey as the rest of him.
  • A piece of black cloth worn under a clerical collar.
  • (obsolete) A cover for the legs; a stocking
  • A block of wood; something fixed and solid; a pillar; a firm support; a post.
  • * Milton
  • All our fathers worshipped stocks and stones.
  • * Fuller
  • Item, for a stock of brass for the holy water, seven shillings; which, by the canon, must be of marble or metal, and in no case of brick.
  • (by extension, obsolete) A person who is as dull and lifeless as a stock or post; one who has little sense.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Let's be no stoics, nor no stocks .
  • (UK, historical) The part of a tally formerly struck in the exchequer, which was delivered to the person who had lent the king money on account, as the evidence of indebtedness.
  • A thrust with a rapier; a stoccado.
  • (shipbuilding, in the plural) The frame or timbers on which a ship rests during construction.
  • (UK, in the plural) Red and grey bricks, used for the exterior of walls and the front of buildings.
  • (biology) In tectology, an aggregate or colony of persons, such as as trees, chains of salpae, etc.
  • The beater of a fulling mill.
  • (Knight)

    Synonyms

    * (farm or ranch animals) livestock * (railroad equipment) rolling stock * (raw material) feedstock * (paper for printing) card stock * (plant used in grafting) rootstock, understock * (axle attached to rudder) rudder stock * (wide necktie) stock-tie

    Derived terms

    * buffer stock * capital stock * certificated stock * common stock * corporate stock * deferred stock * growth stock * gunstock * laughingstock, laughing stock * livestock * penny stock * preferred stock * private stock * rolling stock * stand stock still * standing stock * stock answer * stock certificate * stock company * stock cube * stock exchange * stocfish * stockholder * stockish * stockist * stockless * stockman * stock market * stock option * stock performance * stock phrase * stockpicker * stockpile * stock split * stock-still * stock-take * stock-taking * stock up * stock vehicle, as opposed to custom vehicle * stocks * stocky * stockyard * take stock * tracking stock * treasury stock * unissued stock

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To have on hand for sale.
  • The store stocks all kinds of dried vegetables.
  • To provide with material requisites; to store; to fill; to supply.
  • to stock a warehouse with goods
    to stock a farm, i.e. to supply it with cattle and tools
    to stock land, i.e. to occupy it with a permanent growth, especially of grass
  • To allow (cows) to retain milk for twenty-four hours or more prior to sale.
  • To put in the stocks as punishment.
  • (Shakespeare)
  • (nautical) To fit (an anchor) with a stock, or to fasten the stock firmly in place.
  • (card games, dated) To arrange cards in a certain manner for cheating purposes; to stack the deck.
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • Of a type normally available for purchase/in stock.
  • stock items
    stock sizes
  • (racing, of a race car) Having the same configuration as cars sold to the non-racing public, or having been modified from such a car.
  • Straightforward, ordinary, very basic.
  • That band is quite stock
    He gave me a stock answer

    See also

    * DJIA * foodstock

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