The physical structure of a person or an animal, including the bones, flesh, and organs. The main section of a car or aircraft. The main or central part of something, especially a building or text. A large or substantial amount of something; a mass or collection of something. A distinct material object. A full or substantial quality of flavor in wine. (in pottery) a clay used for making the main part of ceramic ware, as distinct from a glaze. Give material form to something abstract. Build the bodywork of (a motor vehicle).