waste vs waist

waste waist

Definitions

  • 1) A devastated or destroyed region, town, or building; a ruin.
  • 2) Something, such as steam, that escapes without being used.
  • 3) The act or an instance of wasting or the condition of being wasted.
  • 4) The undigested residue of food eliminated from the body; excrement.
  • 5) A place, region, or land that is uninhabited or uncultivated; a desert or wilderness.
  • 6) Garbage; trash.
  • 7) An unusable or unwanted substance or material, such as a waste product.
  • 8) Unnecessary or useless expenditure: as, waste of time, labor, or money.
  • 9) Unfilled or uncultivated ground; a tract of land not in a state of cultivation, and producing little or no herbage or wood.
  • 10) Synonyms Refuse, Damage, etc. See loss.
  • 11) A weir or sluice for carrying off the over flow from a dam, reservoir, or canal.
  • 12) Rubbish; trash; nonsense.
  • 13) A waste-pipe, or any contrivance for allowing waste matter or surplus water, steam, etc., to escape.
  • 14) A superfluity.
  • 15) In coal-mining, gob; also, the fine coal made in mining and preparing coal for the market; culm; coal-dirt; dirt: in the Pennsylvania an thracite region, used to signify both the mine-waste (or coal left in the mine in pillars, etc.) and the breaker waste.
  • 16) Broken, spoiled, useless, or superfluous material; stuff that is left over, or that is unfitted or cannot readily be utilized for the purpose for which it was intended; overplus, useless, or rejected material; refuse, as the overflow water from a dam or reservoir, broken or spoiled castings in a foundry, paper scraps in a printing-office or bindery, or shreds of yarn in a cotton- or woolen-mill.
  • 17) In physical geography, detritus derived by the superficial disintegration of rock-masses and in process of removal by transporting agencies; rock-waste.
  • 18) In law, anything suffered by a tenant in the nature of permanent injury to the inheritance, not occasioned by the act of God or a public enemy; the result of any act or omission by the tenant of a particular estate by which the estate of the remainder-man or reversioner is rendered less valuable.
  • 19) An old spelling of waist.
  • 20) A wild, uninhabited, or desolate place or region; a desert; a wilder ness.
  • 21) Consumption; decline; a pining away.
  • 22) Gradual loss, diminution, or decay, as in bulk, substance, strength, or value, from continued use, wear, disease, etc.: as, waste of tissue; waste of energy.
  • 23) Regarded or discarded as worthless or useless.
  • 24) Used as a conveyance or container for refuse.
  • 25) Excreted from the body.
  • 26) Tocudgel.
  • 27) To pass without being put to use.
  • 28) To fail to take advantage of or use for profit; lose.
  • 29) To lose energy, strength, weight, or vigor; become weak or enfeebled.
  • 30) To cause to lose energy, strength, or vigor; exhaust, tire, or enfeeble.
  • 31) To use, consume, spend, or expend thoughtlessly or carelessly.
  • 32) To destroy completely.
  • 33) (waste (one's) breath) To gain or accomplish nothing by speaking.

Definitions

  • 1) The narrow connection between the thorax and abdomen in certain insects (e.g., bees, ants and wasps).
  • 2) The part of the body between the pelvis and the stomach.
  • 3) The middle portion of the hull of a ship or the fuselage of an aircraft.
  • 4) A part of a piece of clothing that covers the waist.
  • 5) nautical That part of the upper deck of a ship between the quarterdeck and the forecastle.
  • 6) The part of a garment that encircles the waist of the body.
  • 7) The upper part of a garment, extending from the shoulders to the waistline, especially the bodice of a woman's dress.
  • 8) The part of the human trunk between the bottom of the rib cage and the pelvis.
  • 9) Archaic A blouse.
  • 10) The narrow part of the abdomen of an insect.
  • 11) The middle section or part of an object, especially when narrower than the rest.
  • 12) Nautical The middle part of the upper deck of a ship between the forecastle and the quarterdeck.
  • 13) See Sheet anchor, 1, in the Vocabulary.
  • 14) 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.
  • 15) A garment, or part of a garment, which covers the body from the neck or shoulders to the waist line.
  • 16) 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.
  • 17) obsolete A girdle or belt for the waist.
  • 18) the narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole
  • 19) Figuratively, that which surrounds like a girdle.
  • 20) A garment covering the waist or trunk.
  • 21) The narrowest part of the body of musical instruments of the violin kind, formed by the bouts, or inward curves of the ribs near the middle of the body.
  • 22) The part of the human body between the chest and the hips; the smaller or more compressible section of the trunk below the ribs and above the haunch-bones, including most of the abdomen and the loins.
  • 23) In archery, the narrow middle or handle in a broad flat bow. Bows of this double-paddle shape are used by some primitive peoples.
  • 24) That part of any object which bears some analogy to the human waist, somewhere near the middle of its height or length.
  • 25) Nautical, the central part of a ship.
  • 26) Something worn around the waist or body, as a belt or girdle.
  • 27) The middle part of a period of time.

Examples

  • 1) Nuclear waste used to be dumped in storage ponds.
  • 2) The biggest food waste culprits include bagged salad and fresh herbs.
  • 3) Too much money is wasted paying over the top for products.
  • 4) How much time do people waste trying to get hold of others?
  • 5) How it happened though is a bit of a mystery considering the chances the hosts wasted.
  • 6) This revolutionary automatic cat box washes away waste, keeping the tray and your cat clean.
  • 7) Within weeks, residents complained of increased litter in the area and dog waste bins crammed with takeaway food packaging.
  • 8) So millions more get wasted.
  • 9) Families are throwing away 700 worth of food a year on average and the amount wasted has increased after years of decline.
  • 10) You can also put food waste in the freezer to stop it going off and smelling, until your next bin collection is due.
  • 11) These people waste no time finding a secure method of chatting.
  • 12) This is unfair and the process was a waste of time and effort.
  • 13) We stop our bikes by a patch of waste ground.
  • 14) We need to make best use of that waste through the subsidy system.
  • 15) This would ease restrictions on pumping out waste in areas closer to the shore during the summer.
  • 16) This is no more likely than a politically acceptable solution to the nuclear waste disposal problem.
  • 17) The island will not be ground down so much as wasted away.
  • 18) She said police time and resources would also be wasted.
  • 19) It will show your kidneys are still prepared to flush waste from your body.
  • 20) So what can you do if you want to keep down the amount of food you waste?
  • 21) She one million per cent wasted money.
  • 22) wasted a golden chance before the interval to net as a lack of composure let him down.
  • 23) Any sweat contains wastes and toxins that the body wants to throw off.
  • 24) This volume is a wasted opportunity on a critical topic of national import.
  • 25) Which brought into culture the most waste land?
  • 26) And it can help reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill each year.
  • 27) That practising a healthy lifestyle is a waste of time?
  • 28) This may appear healthy at first but the body may become increasingly wasted.
  • 29) Such space is wasted when people sit in front of computer screens all day.
  • 30) Boats lie stranded on barren wastes.
  • 31) One example is society's inability to control the generation and proper disposal of residues and wastes.
  • 32) Behind them a desert waste.
  • 33) Yes, it's the very definition of excess and waste.
  • 34) We have the total waste of $225,496,741 and this, reduced to its actual significance, means that of the total actual terminations, 83.6 per cent. was _actual waste_ and only 16.4 per cent. legitimate terminations, while the great bulk of the last item of
  • 35) Do you think that over a £billion a year in waste is a good thing in this system?
  • 36) OK, if 13% admin waste is not enough to establish my point, then say 40%.
  • 37) Growing up, the expression "waste not, want not" was branded into my brain.
  • 38) Issa, the incoming chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has been especially critical of what he calls waste in Obama's economic stimulus spending.
  • 39) This waste is the same for employer-based health insurance.
  • 40) Presumably the cause of this waste is the government's democratic deficit.
  • 41) Hopefully marvel does have a problem with this (hopefully it doesnt turn out to be something silly like an actual iron fist (tho i beleive it could work)) instead of ripping off a name why not just do a movie based on the actual character its still cool seems like a waste is all not to
  • 42) The disposal of this waste is a big problem and the waste leaves a huge carbon footprint.
  • 43) During the decomposition process in the biodigester, the waste is also sterilized.
  • 44) ‘In the latter case the holding of the meeting would have served no useful purpose and would merely waste the available assets of the bankrupt's estate.’
  • 45) ‘Electricity from excess illumination wastes an enormous amount of energy needlessly.’
  • 46) ‘Here he argued that Russians themselves did not want to make peace with Napoleon, and consequently Britain had no purpose in wasting its gold to invoke mutual hatred.’
  • 47) ‘The conclusion is that £434,950 a year is being wasted on heating and electricity: money that could be saved if the buildings were more energy efficient.’
  • 48) ‘The kids had left her in the darkness, knowing the overseers would have punished them for wasting electricity.’
  • 49) ‘Frankly I can't afford to go wasting fifteen quid on something as needless as this.’
  • 50) ‘Then again, both of the fellows in question drove expensive imported cars, so they probably can't afford to waste a cent extra if they want to keep up with their repayments.’
  • 51) ‘Mom said they couldn't afford to waste anything right now.’
  • 52) ‘With so little of my book written and so little time to finish it, I can not really afford to waste time.’
  • 53) ‘Why waste all this money on allowances, mayoral houses, mayoral vehicles, meetings, workshops, etc?’
  • 54) ‘Why waste all that money on TV ads?’
  • 55) ‘By that action, we also don't waste so many natural resources.’
  • 56) ‘In actuality, we are wasting too much energy at home, on streets and elsewhere.’
  • 57) ‘She wasn't about to waste anymore of her precious resting time.’
  • 58) ‘Don't try to scream, for you will just waste your energy.’
  • 59) ‘And I wonder whether I wasted what is the best time to make friends.’
  • 60) ‘One-third to one-half of all the energy consumed by small business is wasted through inefficiency.’
  • 61) ‘A leaking tap, for instance, can waste up to 90 litres per day.’
  • 62) ‘Money is going to be wasted on this project even before it begins.’
  • 63) ‘Nobody wants to see valuable funds wasted on pet projects.’
  • 64) ‘Even when manners are wasted on the recipient, it is important to present the example of civilized behavior.’
  • 65) ‘She spares her children - an act of generosity that is wasted on them.’
  • 66) ‘I'm not a bad loser, it's more that I think the sensation of losing is wasted on me, whereas it's quite good for their development for them to feel it.’
  • 67) ‘Maybe so, but I have long said that wealth is wasted on the old.’
  • 68) ‘At the age of 57 he is still out there rocking harder than those a third of his age - a shining example that youth is wasted on the young.’
  • 69) ‘Holidays are wasted on those not in full-time employment!’
  • 70) ‘The sardonic humour was wasted on him, and he begged me to give him the inside track on what drugs to take to win gold without the eternal shame of a life ban.’
  • 71) ‘I've said it before (well, sort of), and I'll say it again, school is wasted on kids.’
  • 72) ‘If, as the adage goes, education is wasted on the young, it is tempting to wonder whether democracy is not wasted on voters.’
  • 73) ‘It is in this hollowness that your words are wasted on an inattentive me.’
  • 74) ‘Some books are wasted on children.’
  • 75) ‘They say youth is wasted on the young and experience on the retired.’
  • 76) ‘These are the sort of cellphones that are wasted on techno illiterates like me.’
  • 77) ‘By now I realised that singing lessons were wasted on the likes of me.’
  • 78) ‘The irony was wasted on the Americans as they swarmed down the crumbling alleys.’
  • 79) ‘Yet this creed is wasted on Shanghai youth whose nostalgia keeps them glued to the city.’
  • 80) ‘But like all other science and math teachers, his efforts were wasted on me.’
  • 81) ‘I guess that college, like youth, is wasted on the young.’
  • 82) ‘There was no way I could stand another year in Andrews in my pathetic job which wasted my talents.’
  • 83) ‘He really is one of those guys who is wasted at his current job.’
  • 84) ‘He is likewise wasted as a curly-haired dad whose sole job seems to be hugging his daughter.’
  • 85) ‘England's captain had given the ball away all afternoon, but he does not waste too many crossing opportunities.’
  • 86) ‘The supporting actors' talents are wasted in standard-issue roles.’
  • 87) ‘I think she is wasting what once was a great talent.’
  • 88) ‘Well, film lovers too feel that such talent should not be wasted in insignificant roles!’
  • 89) ‘The best actors are wasted on one-note parental roles.’
  • 90) ‘An interesting thesis is wasted on a far too superficial script with some decent make-up effects.’
  • 91) ‘Too bad those nice eyes are wasted on this jerk of a man.’
  • 92) ‘It's a shame that his acting abilities are wasted on such inconsequential drivel like this.’
  • 93) ‘Elsewhere the vocal strength is wasted on dull content and music which has had much of the soul digitally removed from it.’
  • 94) ‘Goodman makes sure none of his employees are wasted.’
  • 95) ‘Nancy Travis shows up for a few scenes as John's live-in girlfriend, but her character is sorely wasted.’
  • 96) ‘The only likable character was Pacey, and he was wasted during the season.’
  • 97) ‘Russell is wasted in what is essentially a standard supportive wife role.’
  • 98) ‘The film's approach to its cast is a textbook example of how to waste actors.’
  • 99) ‘She is mostly wasted here, with little to do but putter around and slowly decline.’
  • 100) ‘It just seemed to me that the tropical island setting was totally wasted.’
  • 101) ‘For people wasting away from the side effects of chemotherapy, this could be a small bit of very good news, indeed.’
  • 102) ‘He very convincingly portrayed a man struggling against a disease that meant he was wasting away in order to get something of extreme importance done.’
  • 103) ‘He saw people being murdered and people wasting away.’
  • 104) ‘Surely, it's time. He is wasting away and at 83 is so tired.’
  • 105) ‘Somethings certainly have improved, many people are looking healthier, but they have discovered a new area where people are wasting away.’
  • 106) ‘I have to be reassured by my wife that I am not wasting away, a bit like ‘does my bum look big in this?’’
  • 107) ‘It was heartbreaking to watch he and his brother literally wasting away, without hope of recovery.’
  • 108) ‘We will have to feed you up Juliet you are quite wasting away’
  • 109) ‘Look at you, you're wasting away and you're too scared to go run back home.’
  • 110) ‘I am not wasting away, I am seldom ill and always recover quickly.’
  • 111) ‘He's wasting away, and there's nothing the healers can do.’
  • 112) ‘She was wasting away, but still had a sort of decaying beauty.’
  • 113) ‘Motor neurone disease affects the nerves to all the muscles in the body and victims gradually waste away.’
  • 114) ‘While her brain remained sharp, her body wasted away.’
  • 115) ‘When I was younger, my grandfather slowly wasted away, through nothing more than old age, but long before he died, he had lost all his mental faculties, and also any control over his body.’
  • 116) ‘I could not sit up because my muscles had wasted away.’
  • 117) ‘Spinal muscular atrophy makes muscles waste away and is incurable.’
  • 118) ‘Patients with wasting diseases were revitalised by drugs which stimulated the synthesis of protein, the key ingredient of muscle, bone and skin.’
  • 119) ‘So far, the clinical trials have focused on patients with arthritis, wasting syndrome and high cholesterol.’
  • 120) ‘I still fancy him to bits, but I get a fright every time I set eyes on him: He's literally wasted away in front of my eyes these past few weeks.’
  • 121) ‘They proceed to unleash the monsters across the globe, who do what comes naturally, and start wasting cities.’
  • 122) ‘Each of you wasted a person who was infinitely more talented than you, and for what?’
  • 123) ‘But now the military's fresh faces can get a bit of the comforts of home - by wasting their pals in an online game.’
  • 124) ‘But nobody ever pulls out a grenade launcher and wastes the guy with the battle ax.’
  • 125) ‘If you're an extreme utilitarian, you might just accept the calculation at face value and waste the little guy.’
  • 126) ‘Sure enough, three of them leap at him, sensing the boy as the most powerful, planning to waste him.’
  • 127) ‘I didn't want him dead, he was too good at what he did for me to waste him like that.’
  • 128) ‘I'd like to fight somebody with a black belt and waste them.’
  • 129) ‘They were taught how to make useful products out of waste paper, at a training programme held recently.’
  • 130) ‘The lungs also contribute to this process by eliminating carbon dioxide which is the waste byproduct of glucose and lactic acid metabolism.’
  • 131) ‘They can be made with simple materials such as waste paper.’
  • 132) ‘Then they will ship the bulk samples to Iqaluit for crushing and sorting, to separate the sapphire material from waste rock.’
  • 133) ‘Each stage in the production process uses the waste material of the previous one as its feedstock.’
  • 134) ‘Aquatic plant material and waste grain left in plowed fields make up the majority of the Canada Goose's diet.’
  • 135) ‘Paul sends me this story about a process to convert any waste matter into oil, gas and water.’
  • 136) ‘This contract also excludes liability in respect of disposal or dumping of any waste materials or substances.’
  • 137) ‘The incineration process produces a residual waste ash, which has to be transported and disposed of by landfilling.’
  • 138) ‘He is also using the same process to turn waste wood from demolished buildings into biofibres that can then be used to make high-performance materials.’
  • 139) ‘Local miners have been digging and collecting here for several years, moving many tons of overburden soil and waste rock in the process.’
  • 140) ‘The reporter asked to see how he processed his own waste water and he agreed.’
  • 141) ‘Constructed wetlands have advantages over other means of treating waste water because they require little energy, chemical input or maintenance.’
  • 142) ‘Roof felts are essentially scrap paper bonded together with bitumen, a waste oil product that is put on the felt to saturate it.’
  • 143) ‘He introduced us to a product that recycles waste plastic into fuel that was invented in Japan.’
  • 144) ‘The conference, to be held in Tidworth in November, will show how thinking about rubbish as a raw material rather than a waste product can benefit businesses.’
  • 145) ‘One such body function is the occasional need to eliminate accumulated waste gases from the digestive tract.’
  • 146) ‘It is proposed that the waste timber product would be obtained from local forestry residues including thinnings.’
  • 147) ‘The reef mines sank far underground, and used expensive machinery and complex metallurgical processes to separate the gold from the waste rock.’
  • 148) ‘All our diseases are explained on the basis of deposition and fermentation of waste substances.’
  • 149) ‘Adding a 15m telephone mast and all its associated equipment would further make this waste area even more of an eyesore.’
  • 150) ‘Eighteen months ago, two factories on North Road were closed down and demolished, leaving a waste area which has become a dump.’
  • 151) ‘She knew he smoked in the waste area where the youths hung out and when he came home his clothes reeked of the weed.’
  • 152) ‘He is surrounded by the detritus of his addiction in a waste area in the middle of a rubbish dump.’
  • 153) ‘The facilities will be installed on an area of waste ground between the primary school and Westfield Road, and it is hoped that it will be open in time for the summer holidays.’
  • 154) ‘Empty lager cans, plastic cider bottles and broken glass have turned the popular dog-walking area into waste ground.’
  • 155) ‘Both crops also prevent erosion and provide revenue to offset the costs of managing waste sites.’
  • 156) ‘The idea is to focus attention on problem areas which might otherwise be disregarded - such as waste ground - and to set a bench-mark for authorities to improve on.’
  • 157) ‘I am referring to Manchester Road Park which is an absolute disgrace and resembles a waste ground rather than a recreation area.’
  • 158) ‘Plans to transform waste ground in Westhoughton into a residential area have been given a cautious welcome.’
  • 159) ‘However to the West of the estate lies an expanse of waste ground and swampland which very nearly cost the life of a young boy from the estate.’
  • 160) ‘Thanks to the effort of local people, that derelict piece of waste ground has now been transformed into a thriving urban nature park.’
  • 161) ‘A major new leisure complex could be on the way for Burnley if plans to develop waste ground get the go-ahead.’
  • 162) ‘It grows in pastures, cultivated fields, and waste places.’
  • 163) ‘Elections even at a state level cost money and both parties wish to avoid an unnecessary waste of money by contesting in an election that they will lose.’
  • 164) ‘It was an inappropriate appointment, in that it was clearly a dismal waste of his extravagant talents.’
  • 165) ‘We went for a weekend, which on the face of it sounds like an extravagant waste of time, but was actually painlessly good fun.’
  • 166) ‘When they barely had power for lighting it seemed an extravagant waste.’
  • 167) ‘But parents see this as a waste of taxpayers' money.’
  • 168) ‘I have a whole rant about my sister's presence and the waste of money it was to bring her here to do nothing but sit around and watch television, but that's been said and done already.’
  • 169) ‘Others have called the project a waste of taxpayers' money.’
  • 170) ‘It's a waste of time, a waste of your money, a waste of your life.’
  • 171) ‘In fact he reckons it's a giant waste of taxpayer's money.’
  • 172) ‘These little actions are a waste of time, money and efforts.’
  • 173) ‘Not surprisingly, the opinion of the people sitting around me was that the blimp was an absurd waste of taxpayer money.’
  • 174) ‘So, in fact, that process has been a complete waste of time.’
  • 175) ‘Most replies wanted the cheapest option and thought the council a waste of money.’
  • 176) ‘Is funding a project like this a good idea or a waste of money?’
  • 177) ‘You might think the opposition would savage such a profligate waste of taxpayers' money.’
  • 178) ‘What exactly he intended with this disgusting waste of celluloid is a complete mystery.’
  • 179) ‘The waste of talent in our country and in our world today is an affront.’
  • 180) ‘The waste of energy can hit the environment hard.’
  • 181) ‘And I don't know if I'm more afraid that it will be the hugest, grossest waste of my time ever, or that I will actually enjoy it.’
  • 182) ‘It might be a waste of water, but in an extreme case it is a better alternative than a frozen, busted pipe on a freezing winter night.’
  • 183) ‘A nearly inert material, concrete is suitable as a medium for recycling waste or industrial by-products.’
  • 184) ‘Many are turned into cesspools and dumping sites for solid waste, including hazardous materials.’
  • 185) ‘Americans are right to refuse truckloads of garbage that contain biomedical waste and radioactive material.’
  • 186) ‘The council has tried to address the problem of illegally dumped rubbish by organising free collections of household waste including unwanted fridges.’
  • 187) ‘Hazardous wastes should not be put out with normal household waste for landfill.’
  • 188) ‘Thousands drowned in the murky brew that was soon contaminated by sewage and industrial waste.’
  • 189) ‘We can't carry on as we are, throwing away huge quantities of recyclable waste every year.’
  • 190) ‘Composting turns household wastes into valuable fertilizer and soil organic matter.’
  • 191) ‘Failing to cover body wastes in open latrines promoted the spread of disease by flies.’
  • 192) ‘If done properly, the garden waste you use now will be completely broken down into lovely rich soil at winter's end.’
  • 193) ‘The two warehouses will be used to store low-level radioactive waste generated by the two plants.’
  • 194) ‘Companies didn't stop dumping toxic wastes into rivers because the government asked them nicely.’
  • 195) ‘The committee asks those responsible to refrain from dumping household waste in this bin.’
  • 196) ‘By 2010, Massachusetts wants to reduce municipal solid waste by 70 percent statewide.’
  • 197) ‘The Department of Defense produces more hazardous waste per year than the five largest U.S. chemical companies combined.’
  • 198) ‘Concern arises because landfill sites are the primary means of disposing millions of tonnes of hazardous industrial waste.’
  • 199) ‘York council chiefs announced plans to dump regular weekly rubbish collections in an attempt to recycle more garden waste.’
  • 200) ‘I already compost my garden and kitchen waste in my two compost bins.’
  • 201) ‘Again I noticed another reduction in the amount of waste in my bin.’
  • 202) ‘We see everyday how people still dump their waste carelessly.’
  • 203) ‘From the icy wastes to the arid deserts and lush forests, it has carved out habitats and multiplied.’
  • 204) ‘What tugs at Carlyon's heartstrings is the fate of the soldiers, the boys from the outback and the small towns who dreamed of glory but found only death and disaster in the barren wastes of Gallipoli.’
  • 205) ‘Outside the barren wastes of the Western Sahara, few people will be holding their breath to see what the UN security council does next week about the world's most obscure and long-running conflict.’
  • 206) ‘A rare silver arctic fox, a tough breed used to treading the icy wastes of Alaska and Canada, has been given a new home and a warm welcome at Selby Animal Sanctuary.’
  • 207) ‘European navigators and adventurers were tantalized for centuries by reports of a sea passage linking the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans in icy wastes north of Canada.’
  • 208) ‘He comes up with such treasures as, ‘Claustrophobia and agoraphobia in the same place - like two people in a bed,’ in reference to his failed relationship and the icy wastes around him.’
  • 209) ‘His hair was long, lank and bright red, and his skin as pale as the icy wastes beyond.’
  • 210) ‘As well as mass genocide, Stalin tore thousands of families apart by exiling men to the icy wastes of Siberia.’
  • 211) ‘That will see him traversing the Americas, covering the 25,000 kilometres from Ushuia, the world's most southern city, up to the icy wastes of Alaska.’
  • 212) ‘Armoured warfare on the plains of west and central Europe is very different from internal security operations in an urban area or patrolling across desert wastes in the sub-Sahara.’
  • 213) ‘There were French partridges, a hare crossed the icy wastes leaving stretched-out tracks and we discussed the advantage of stiffer soled boots for snow and the necessity of shades.’
  • 214) ‘Numerous artists are leaving the city garret behind and getting out into the great outdoors as the icy white wastes lure their imagination.’
  • 215) ‘I crave snow-topped mountains, dreary wastes, and the cruel Northern sea with its hard horizons at the edge of the world where infinite space begins.’
  • 216) ‘Remote and romantic they might seem from afar, but the desert wastes of the Western Sahara are echoing to the sounds of preparation for war.’
  • 217) ‘The images are crystal clear because it is now spring in the frozen wastes of the Martian poles.’
  • 218) ‘Her mouth and throat were as dry as the desert wastes.’
  • 219) ‘I do not know what happened to him after they cast him into the southern wastes by the sea.’
  • 220) ‘It might add interest to what has become a long chase across desert wastes.’
  • 221) ‘They are famed for their ability to operate at sea, in the jungle or in the Arctic wastes and freezing cold of Norway.’
  • 222) ‘There are a variety of locations in the game - from towns to jungles to snowy wastes to an aircraft carrier - and they all look absolutely authentic.’

Examples

  • 1) You can show off your rear by resting your hand slightly higher up your waist.
  • 2) Next, cut the sheet to the correct length and wrap round the waist, securing with the ribbon.
  • 3) Wear high on the waist and embrace either a slight or a mega flare.
  • 4) Keep shoulders relaxed and focus on exercising your waist as your arms swing back and forth.
  • 5) When that failed she grabbed him round the waist like a rugby player and clung on fiercely.
  • 6) Match them with a simple shirt with a narrow waist and very high heels.
  • 7) He came forward and put his arms around her waist.
  • 8) She had tied it round her waist at some part of the day.
  • 9) It sits high on the waist and makes your legs look supermodel long.
  • 10) You sound in good shape so you could afford to show off a trim waist and slim hips.
  • 11) It gives me a tiny waist.
  • 12) It's a body with the waist up missing.
  • 13) Think silk gowns, fur capes and beaded drop waist dresses.
  • 14) She is like a little doll, her waist is tiny.
  • 15) Slowly bend one knee towards your chest, without bending at the waist or hips.
  • 16) She's got a tiny waist and beautiful shoulders.
  • 17) Measure your waist and hips and repeat at the end of 12 weeks.
  • 18) Mind you, it made waists look tiny.
  • 19) If you have trouble reaching the door handle, then the high waist will eat you for brunch.
  • 20) So his dresses define the waist, add drama with a train and have buckets of allure thanks to his judicious use of sheer fabrics.
  • 21) The fiction of Richard Powers sometimes resembles a dying satyr — above the waist is a mind full of serious thought, philosophical reflection, deep exploration of music and science; below, a pair of spindly legs strain to support the great weight of the ambitious brain.
  • 22) The fit around the waist is a little weird, but not enough to be irritating.
  • 23) "The amount of effort to keep one's smiling head above water while churning prevails below the waist is apt indeed."
  • 24) The line means his waist is a thread connected broad breast and large hind quarters.
  • 25) His chest measures 56 inches and his waist is a slim
  • 26) I patted myself all over my front, from what I call my waist up to my head, and I went a bit round each side, and a little way up the back.
  • 27) And round the waist is a great leathern belt five or six inches wide, studded thickly with small nails.
  • 28) ‘I plaited her hair so that it fell in one long rope of yellow to her narrow waist.’
  • 29) ‘A set-in waistband hints at a waist, while the flared hemline softens a boxy shape.’
  • 30) ‘Swimmers with this body type are more muscular, thick-chested with broad shoulders and a smaller waist.’
  • 31) ‘The result is that the typical female form is almost straight, in contrast to the narrow waists and curves of the 1950s woman.’
  • 32) ‘Oh and it has also been pointed out to me that this shirt will only look good on people with super skinny waists like this model here.’
  • 33) ‘By the end of the century corsets produced the sinuous body shape of the Gibson girl, with a protruding bust and derrière, and small waist.’
  • 34) ‘The fabric was printed with a simple design, and the full skirt accentuated her tiny waist.’
  • 35) ‘Her figure was not slim or round, but ideally in the middle, with an hourglass waist.’
  • 36) ‘He has one of those narrow, washboard waists that most of us can only dream about.’
  • 37) ‘Wide angular shoulders filled out his suit jacket, but it hung loosely to a narrow waist.’
  • 38) ‘But almost anyone who has tried to reclaim her waist can point to weeks or months when it doesn't seem to work that way.’
  • 39) ‘In connection to chaps, they are made with exceptional fit to emphasize the thighs and waists of women.’
  • 40) ‘While you might not like the $300 price tag, generally European cuts are far more flattering to guys with narrow waists/shoulders.’
  • 41) ‘A tailor will also fit your shirts, which can help make your waist seem narrower and your shoulders broader.’
  • 42) ‘Angers is stood sideways, arms raised to emphasise his waist and ribcage.’
  • 43) ‘By this means we are told that waists can be reduced, flat chests inflated, hips broadened and lungs strengthened, to say nothing of reducing weight.’
  • 44) ‘Ancient statues have been found of men and women with 10-inch (!) waists!’
  • 45) ‘How lovely to think that even those with 24-inch waists will be forced to cover them up from now on.’
  • 46) ‘I'm not sure how I managed to gain 5 inches on my waist that fast.’
  • 47) ‘I mean, yes, it's nice to now be two inches less around the waist, but…’
  • 48) ‘Chef to the stars Juliano is the gourmet genius who has created a diet that he claims has taken years off Demi's appearance and inches off her waist.’
  • 49) ‘The costume in question is designed by corset designer Mr Pearl, who has forced his waist down to 18 inches by wearing corsets day and night.’
  • 50) ‘Women with waists measuring 35 inches or greater are considered to be at elevated risk.’
  • 51) ‘My waist went down two inches, to 32, mostly from laying off potatoes - French and mashed.’
  • 52) ‘I have lost two inches in my waist through exercise and healthy eating, but that hasn't given me any curves.’
  • 53) ‘It's guaranteed to help you lose two inches from your waist in just four weeks.’
  • 54) ‘The waist circumference thresholds are not reliable in patients with a BMI greater than 35.’
  • 55) ‘To this end we have recently had published the first waist circumference centile curves for British children and adolescents.’
  • 56) ‘His waist size is 36 inches and he has recently lost a stone and a half.’
  • 57) ‘According to a recent UK national sizing survey, women's waists have grown from around 27 inches to a meaty 34 inches since 1951.’
  • 58) ‘In five weeks he has lost 19 lb, his waist has shrunk by two inches and his blood pressure is down.’
  • 59) ‘Wrapping yourself in seaweed to reduce the size of your waist is another con.’
  • 60) ‘Abdominal fat cells happily inflate to accommodate more fuel, widening your waist inch by inch.’
  • 61) ‘We found no evidence of any effect on body mass index or waist:hip ratio.’
  • 62) ‘Imagine you completely mess up her measurements and overestimate her bust or waist?’
  • 63) ‘My jeans have an elastic waist and pockets on the side and larger ones below my knees.’
  • 64) ‘Pin your creation on your shoulder, at the waist, on a hat or handbag, even on a cuff at the wrist.’
  • 65) ‘Drawstring pants with elastic in the waist allow for a closer fit with added flexibility.’
  • 66) ‘At that time, women also commonly wore a loose black gown with a gold stripe around the waist and at the hem.’
  • 67) ‘How I manage is buy things with either elastic waists or things that have overblouses.’
  • 68) ‘Often featuring a snap front and drawstring waist, this jacket may be lined or unlined.’
  • 69) ‘Jennifer Garner was wearing a pair of khaki pants, pleated at the waist and tapered at the ankle.’
  • 70) ‘Flopped before the telly, we slowly expand to fill out the elasticated waist of our new training pants.’
  • 71) ‘It has two zippered side-entry pockets and high-quality ribbing at the waist and cuffs.’
  • 72) ‘Even with her hair in a pony tail, its length fell just below the small of her back, just so the ends touched the hem on the waist of her jeans.’
  • 73) ‘For men, the geometry of jacket lapels, shoulder pads and waist tapering emphasize the strong upper body of a male.’
  • 74) ‘He then shifted his weight from his left to right side allowing his black jacket to open to reveal a gun, tucked into the waist of his jeans.’
  • 75) ‘She had a small knife, a dagger, and a pistol tucked into her waist.’
  • 76) ‘Or try a pair of drawstring waist Capri pants that give the same effect.’
  • 77) ‘If done in this manner, you can make one ‘side seam’ stitching from the cuff to the waist or to the hem of the garment.’
  • 78) ‘They looked fine, a bit on the big side perhaps, but they have an elasticated section in the waist and a draw-cord, so I reckoned it was worth a try.’
  • 79) ‘This particular form of tailoring is tight and tiny, cut with soft, rounded shoulders, open necklines and small waists which are sometimes belted.’
  • 80) ‘Play up your figure with fitted tops, spaghetti-strap blouses and dresses, jackets with cinched waists and sleeveless tanks with round, high necklines.’
  • 81) ‘Sara, having no pockets, stuck the paper into the waist of her sweat pants.’
  • 82) ‘Both are very slimming through the hips and the elastic waists are unnoticeable under a top.’
  • 83) ‘She was wearing a pretty blue shirt with ruffled sleeves and a high waist with lace.’
  • 84) ‘It was designed along Grecian lines with a high empire waist, and silver lace trim.’
  • 85) ‘Are customers trying to tell designers we've had enough of the low rise waist and want to cover it up?’
  • 86) ‘Guys especially like to see women in low waist pants paired with crop tops.’
  • 87) ‘And for extra room in the seat, try jeans with a low waist, low pockets and a bit of a flare around the ankle.’
  • 88) ‘It had an empire waist and lace accents on the sleeves and neckline.’
  • 89) ‘The hip hop female look asks for low waist trendy jeans or skirts to bring attention to the hips and for tight tops to accentuate the chest.’
  • 90) ‘Her dress is made of olive-colored cotton, with long sleeves and a high waist, and falls down to mid-calf.’
  • 91) ‘Empire waist and princess seams gave the girls a soft silhouette.’
  • 92) ‘Strapless or V-neck tops, corsets and kimonos with shaped waists fit the bill, while ruched or shirred details can also help create shape and a lean line.’
  • 93) ‘From billowing skirts to empire waists, September "InStyle" has fashion covered.’
  • 94) ‘She had chosen to wear a sage green dress with an empire waist.’
  • 95) ‘Her bodice was cut slightly off-the-shoulder with short puffed sleeves and a pointed waist.’
  • 96) ‘The Pencil High waist, hugs hips and goes below the knees.’
  • 97) ‘She is 60 ft long and sleeps 10-four in the bow, four in the stern and two in the waist of the ship.’
  • 98) ‘He stood nonchalantly next to the quarter-deck rail looking into the waist.’
  • 99) ‘Kennedy entered the waist from below decks reaching his hand down the companion to assist her up the steep stairs!’
  • 100) ‘Obediently he trundled off towards Red Diamond's waist, where the starboard watch was gathered.’
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