Definition of Material body
1. Noun. Alternative names for the body of a human being. "The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"
Group relationships: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul, Homo, Human, Human Being, Man
Generic synonyms: Body, Organic Structure, Physical Structure
Specialized synonyms: Person, Juvenile Body, Adult Body, Male Body, Female Body
Derivative terms: Anatomic, Anatomical, Anatomist
Lexicographical Neighbors of Material Body
Literary usage of Material body
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"In his treatise Huygens adopted the following principle: if a material body, subject merely to the action of gravity, starts from, a certain position, ..."
2. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1908)
"Suppose a certain single, simple movement of a certain material body has been completely pre-determined by certain mechanical causes—that is, ..."
3. The Theory of Relativity by Robert Daniel Carmichael (1920)
"There are several ways by which it may be shown that a material body cannot have a ... One of these we used in § 22, showing that, if a material body had a ..."
4. General History of the Christian Religion and Church by August Neander, Joseph Torrey (1849)
"... which in its original powers should have risen to the kingdom of light, became divided by propagation, and was bound once more to a material body; ..."
5. Bhagavad-Gita As It Is: With the Original Sanskrit Text, Roman by A C Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (1989)
"But as long as he is not out of the material body, he should be neutral. He should engage himself in the devotional service of the Lord so that his identity ..."