- n. [计] 语料库；文集；本金
- n. (Corpus)人名；(西)科尔普斯
- corpus (n.)
- (plural corpora), late 14c., from Latin corpus, literally "body" (see corporeal). The sense of "body of a person" (mid-15c. in English) and "collection of facts or things" (1727 in English) both were present in Latin. Corpus Christi (late 14c.), feast of the Blessed Sacrament, is the Thursday after Trinity Sunday. Also used in various medical phrases, such as corpus callosum (1706, literally "tough body"), corpus luteum (1788, literally "yellow body").
- 1. a corpus of 100 million words of spoken English
- 2. I've got the corpus of Shakespeare's works.
- 3. Trial by jury and the law of habeas corpus were practically suspended.
- 4. The corpus luteum of the previous pregnancy regresses very rapidly.
- 5. In current popular usuage it often means merely a corpus of erroneous but widely held beliefs.
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