corpse vs corps

corpse corps


  • 1) a dead body
  • 2) A dead body, especially the dead body of a human.
  • 3) The dead body of a human being; -- used also Fig.
  • 4) A thick candle formerly used at a lich wake, or the customary watching with a corpse on the night before its interment. (b) A luminous appearance, resembling the flame of a candle, sometimes seen in churchyards and other damp places, superstitiously regarded as portending death.
  • 5) the gate of a burial place through which the dead are carried, often having a covered porch; -- called also lich gate.
  • 6) obsolete A human body in general, whether living or dead; -- sometimes contemptuously.
  • 7) Synonyms Remains, corse (poetic).
  • 8) A dead body, especially, and usually, of a human being: originally with the epithet dead expressed or implied in the context.
  • 9) A living body; the physical frame of an animal, especially of a human being.
  • 10) Eccles., the land with which a prebend or other ecclesiastical office in England is endowed.
  • 11) intransitive, slang to lose control during a performance and laugh uncontrollably
  • 12) To make a corpse of; murder.
  • 13) To ‘put out’ or confuse (an actor) in speaking his lines or to spoil (his ‘business’) by some blunder or mistake.


  • 1) military A battlefield formation composed of two or more divisions.
  • 2) An organized group of people united by a common purpose.
  • 3) A body of persons acting together or associated under common direction.
  • 4) A tactical unit of ground combat forces between a division and an army commanded by a lieutenant general and composed of two or more divisions and auxiliary service troops.
  • 5) A separate branch or department of the armed forces having a specialized function.
  • 6) A body of men; esp., an organized division of the military establishment; ; specifically, an army corps.
  • 7) In some countries of Europe, a form of students' social society binding the members to strict adherence to certain student customs and its code of honor; -- Ger. spelling usually korps.
  • 8) a body containing two or more divisions of a large army, organized as a complete army in itself.
  • 9) (Eccl.), obsolete The land with which a prebend or other ecclesiastical office is endowed.
  • 10) obsolete The human body, whether living or dead.
  • 11) the principal mass of a building, considered apart from its wings.
  • 12) the body of ministers or envoys accredited to a government.
  • 13) obsolete A body or code of laws.
  • 14) a body of people associated together
  • 15) an army unit usually consisting of two or more divisions and their support
  • 16) The older spelling of corpse.
  • 17) In the German universities, a students' society.
  • 18) One of the several bodies of officers charged with special administrative duties in the army or navy.
  • 19) a body of picked men.
  • 20) More specifically, the tactical unit of a large army next above a division.
  • 21) A body or number of persons conventionally or formally associated or acting together: as, the diplomatic corps. See Corps Législatif, below, and esprit de corps, under esprit.
  • 22) Milit.: A part of the army expressly organized according to the Articles or War, and having a head and members, as a regiment or an independent company, or any other military body having such organization: as, the Marine Corps; the Corps of Topographical Engineers; hospital corps, etc.
  • 23) A body; a visible object: only in the legal phrase corps certain (which see, below).


  • 1) The term corpse-run does sounds like a penalty while, IMO, item-recovery sounds a gameplay that is an added dimesion of a particular MMORPG.
  • 2) All the Windwracked Stars started with Muire finding a corpse is an alley, which is now the start of chapter two, while chapter one is a different time and place alltogether -- well, you'll see soon enough.
  • 3) That was a dead man sprawling there -- what you call a corpse, a bleeding carcass.
  • 4) I'm not sure I can make a connection between dragging a corpse, any corpse (and I think you'll find that "corpse" is fairly universally accepted as the body of a human, with "carcass" referring to the body of an animal) and tossing a fish.
  • 5) She is a beautiful maiden seen from one side and a rotten corpse from the other, may we all get to face the good side of Her Face.
  • 6) PS - I don't know what "Exquisite corpse" is and refuse to take time to even Google it.
  • 7) In captivity, the newborn's corpse is taken away from the mother.
  • 8) ‘Then for the next 8 hours during the second stage I evacuated corpses or dead bodies.’
  • 9) ‘Lisa Morgan, 30, a legal secretary from Chatham, Kent, clung to a tree for six hours, surrounded by human corpses and dead animals.’
  • 10) ‘He emphasizes that their dead bodies, their corpses, will fall in the wilderness.’
  • 11) ‘They ran over the dead grass, now strewn with dead bodies and corpses.’
  • 12) ‘He secured a job in a medical school morgue and did his earliest performances with dead animals and human corpses.’
  • 13) ‘I realized today that, all week, I've been referring to the dead I've seen as bodies and corpses.’
  • 14) ‘She looked back down at the corpses of the dead guards and the bodies of the unconscious guards.’
  • 15) ‘We first saw a hand swinging in and out of the door and we thought we saw a dead corpse.’
  • 16) ‘Von Hagens, who was born in 1945, is reported to have had a lively interest in the human body, particularly in corpses, since he was a child.’
  • 17) ‘Therefore he has dug one small cove in the ice and has passed the night with the corpses of the six dead men.’
  • 18) ‘I'm trying to eat my breakfast but I can see his corpse lying in a body bag on the glacier.’
  • 19) ‘The records say he had some medical training but aside from carving up dead corpses, I never saw anything to indicate that it's true.’
  • 20) ‘One night, while trying to get his friend Malik some free studio time, he stumbles upon the lifeless corpses of two dead bodyguards.’
  • 21) ‘And he couldn't just leave her here either, since someone's bound to find the corpses of the dead gang members.’
  • 22) ‘Medical personnel fear an outbreak of cholera and other contagious diseases if the bodies of the corpses are not cleared before they start decaying.’
  • 23) ‘The commander quickly moved on without glancing twice at the dead corpses, hoping that he would not join them in battle.’
  • 24) ‘Mourning families had been forced to keep the corpses of dead loved ones in their homes because there was no way undertakers could reach them.’
  • 25) ‘Bushes lay crushed and we found countless corpses of animals that looked as if something had really torn into them.’
  • 26) ‘A weeping elderly woman identified one of the corpses as her dead husband.’
  • 27) ‘He raced away from the stunned group of men, staring at their dead comrades' burnt corpses.’
  • 28) ‘We finished the dress rehearsal an hour before we let the audience in, and were still finding scenes we could not get through without corpsing (actors laughing at each other on stage) or things that needed to be re-staged for props to work.’
  • 29) ‘That's why everyone has a story about a Wise Man corpsing at a key moment, or a showboating Shepherd hogging the limelight.’
  • 30) ‘You want a channel full of in-jokes and presenters corpsing on air?’
  • 31) ‘Many performers succumb to corpsing, and I have on occasion been known to set it up, while of course retaining the semblance of a consummate professional.’
  • 32) ‘They may acknowledge that a lot of people corpsed but they always blame that on problems with the set.’


  • 1) This sounds like something the diplomatic corps have dreamt up.
  • 2) The diplomatic corps has pressed the government to act.
  • 3) It was my first opportunity to observe up close the other foreign press corps on a story.
  • 4) Perhaps it's time we put our own pop stars to work in the diplomatic corps.
  • 5) Not winding him up is a far trickier proposition, the sort of thing only remotely possible after a career in the diplomatic corps.
  • 6) He served with the Black Watch and the army intelligence corps.
  • 7) Since then, life for the world's oldest military corps has been less hectic.
  • 8) She was subsequently assigned to the diplomatic corps and spent much of the rest of her life in Soviet embassies in Scandinavia.
  • 9) Journalists from other networks also expressed their shock at the death of a popular figure within the foreign press corps in the Middle East.
  • 10) The existing laws and regulations of the French service differ slightly for different corps, but the general rule is as follows: No one can be appointed to the grade of officer in the army who has not graduated at one of the military schools, or has not served at least two years as a sub-officer in a _corps d'armée_.
  • 11) The word "corps" comes from the French "corps d'armee" -- does that mean that the
  • 12) Because of what they see in corps members, they can now see potential in themselves.
  • 13) Meanwhile, the White House press corps is left with someone who is hard to caricature as anything other than colorless.
  • 14) Force JAG corps is that their revelations continue to exacerbate the beliefs by other members of the service that there are two standards applied when it comes to the UCMJ.
  • 15) And yeah, the press corps is about forty years overdue for learning the basics of economics. patience Says:
  • 16) Miller, who prides himself on his knowledge of the Constitution, should know that when the founders chose to guarantee the freedom of the press, they recognized that a robust press corps is key to citizens holding those in power accountable.
  • 17) ‘However, brigades, divisions, corps, and armies formed only as needed in wartime and were promptly disbanded during peacetime.’
  • 18) ‘The crown prince of Saxony was given the new Meuse Army, comprising three of First Army's corps and two cavalry divisions.’
  • 19) ‘Additionally, division, corps, and Army headquarters, along with their missions, will be realigned.’
  • 20) ‘For easier control of its artillery it was therefore normal to find divisions, corps, and even armies made up entirely of artillery.’
  • 21) ‘Two or more divisions form a corps, which is commanded by a lieutenant general and has from 20,000 to 45,000 soldiers.’
  • 22) ‘I will remind you of the magnificent noncommissioned officers that lead our Army from corps to division, and all the way down to crew level.’
  • 23) ‘The same challenges on a larger scale permeate division and corps level Battle Command Training Program exercises.’
  • 24) ‘The earlier created air-defense areas were disbanded and air defense districts, armies, corps, and divisions restored.’
  • 25) ‘On the down side, the British army was not a unified army in the sense of divisions and corps sized units.’
  • 26) ‘By decree from on high, corps and division commanders could not employ more than two platoons in offensive action.’
  • 27) ‘Once these units were sworn into federal service, they would be organized into brigades, divisions, and army corps along with regular army units.’
  • 28) ‘Grouped into corps, the panzer divisions proved tactically and operationally decisive.’
  • 29) ‘The troop commander should have a focus that is essentially provided by the corps or division commander.’
  • 30) ‘His rise in command was rapid, from brigade to division to corps.’
  • 31) ‘Large units like divisions or corps are expensive and archaic.’
  • 32) ‘Two to five divisions constitute a corps, which is typically commanded by a lieutenant general.’
  • 33) ‘Instead of deploying corps, our heavy divisions sufficed.’
  • 34) ‘Since the beginning of February, entire divisions, corps and battalions from various military bases in Germany have been transferred to the Gulf.’
  • 35) ‘The Army's traditional brigade, divisional, corps, and ASCC structure also is being reviewed.’
  • 36) ‘The thorough integration of intelligence will certainly extend to the transformation of our divisions and corps.’
  • 37) ‘Rifle and cavalry corps were assigned for operations on the outer perimeter of envelopment.’
  • 38) ‘Military academies produce leaders in all branches of the officer corps.’
  • 39) ‘The country was accordingly divided into defense zones, each assigned to an army corps.’
  • 40) ‘Probably no other topic has evoked as much passion in discussions among military logisticians as the establishment of a single logistics branch or corps.’
  • 41) ‘The WAC then became a separate corps of the Regular Army.’
  • 42) ‘Will you be assigned to the radar corps or the mess tent?’
  • 43) ‘He was conscripted in 1939 but, because he was blind in his right eye, he was assigned to the medical corps.’
  • 44) ‘The Irish Defence Forces have army, naval service and air corps branches.’
  • 45) ‘As a result, the Army kept him from going overseas and assigned him a job in the motor corps at his base.’
  • 46) ‘But what about all the warnings from the army corps of engineers?’
  • 47) ‘Also the army corps of engineers is giving out blue tarps for people who did suffer damage.’
  • 48) ‘Nez, now 78, volunteered to join the marine corps when he was in high school.’
  • 49) ‘Tonight, it is a job for the U.S. Marine corps.’
  • 50) ‘By 1900, all modern armies had established balloon corps to provide timely and accurate battlefield intelligence.’
  • 51) ‘First, rather than integrating media affairs in its planning, the command simply handed off the press to a specialized corps of public affairs officers.’
  • 52) ‘Mr Peare was one of the first corps of business studies graduates to emerge from Trinity College in 1965.’
  • 53) ‘Whilst there has been no official comment on the new measures, sources close to the government have confirmed that a special corps of Dome protection personnel is planned.’
  • 54) ‘When the team's current defensive corps fades or burns out, reliable new blood will be needed.’
  • 55) ‘The Afghan press corps stampede Blair as he emerges from the plane.’
  • 56) ‘A small corps of people at corporate headquarters is nominated to keep critical services like IT working - if possible.’
  • 57) ‘The Secret Service evacuated the White House, the press corps, the remaining staff there.’
  • 58) ‘Having completely denied the White House press corps access, the administration isn't exactly in a position to threaten to withhold access.’
  • 59) ‘So now the question is: Will anyone in the Washington press corps pick up on this development?’
  • 60) ‘Out of this band has emerged a highly visible corps of hands-free devotees.’
  • 61) ‘I think, by and large, this press corps likes George Bush as a person.’
  • 62) ‘We depend on a well-educated professional corps of enlisted people.’
  • 63) ‘Others in the press corps didn't think there was anything untoward about giving political advice to Goldwater opponent Lyndon Johnson.’
  • 64) ‘I suppose they're quite a hardened bunch, the international press corps?’
  • 65) ‘In front of the cynical audience that is Scotland's political press corps, he impressed several with his performance.’
  • 66) ‘Well, right after the plane was reported, most of the White House staff and press corps were told to leave the White House grounds.’
  • 67) ‘I write to you from a special corps of the Central Intelligence Agency, CIA, with an offer for you to work for us.’
  • 68) ‘We don't recognize him, so Rachel asks Andy, a photographer and fellow press corps member, who he is.’
  • 69) ‘By the time I arrived, several press corps members had been escorted off the reservation.’
  • 70) ‘As it happens, Jones was assigned to the corps of beam fitters - workers, Thomson assumes, who invariably labor alone.’
  • 71) ‘While in the corps of The Royal Ballet, he was injured, and he spent time watching television while healing.’
  • 72) ‘Perhaps no one works more intimately with the corps than the ballet masters.’
  • 73) ‘Graham was concerned with theatrical balance between corps and soloists, performers and the space around them.’
  • 74) ‘In the dance studio, I watch Hayley Farr, a member of San Francisco Ballet's corps.’
  • 75) ‘Monica Mason encourages every member of the corps in a ballet like Romeo and Juliet to invent their own character and story.’

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