What does the word torso mean?

Usage examples for torso

  1. Only by this arcing of her body, as the movement of her hips flowed into her swaying torso, could she . – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  2. Dorothy lent her muscles to the task of pushing on the snow man's " torso," as Ethel Blue, who knew something about drawing figures, called it. – Ethel Morton's Enterprise by Mabell S.C. Smith
  3. The head merged directly into a short black torso nearly as wide as the skull itself. – Zehru of Xollar by Hal K. Wells