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body bag

n.
A zippered bag, usually of rubber or plastic, for transporting a human corpse.

body bag

n
(Military) military a large heavy-duty plastic bag used to contain and transport human remains, esp those of battle casualties

bod′y bag`


n.
a zippered bag made of rubberized material, used to transport a dead body, as from the scene of an accident.
[1965–70]
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Noun1.body bag - a bag in which the body of a dead soldier is placed
bag - a flexible container with a single opening; "he stuffed his laundry into a large bag"
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Owner Tom Lialios of Norwalk, Connecticut, tells us, "Any coffee you buy in a small cadaver bag that has a cadaver tag can't be all bad!'' Having tasted the coffee, we agree: It was delicious.
Excess fluid should be removed from the cadaver bag with a sponge or by tilting the table to drain it.
A simulation of the dead will also be conducted in the earthquake drill wherein some bodies would be placed in cadaver bag.
The rescuers got the body and placed it in a cadaver bag before bringing it to a funeral parlour in Masbate and then to Cebu, both in central Philippines, Defence Secretary Voltaire Gazmin said in a radio interview.
Body bag Fire Officer Rolando Unay gently lifts a black cadaver bag left on a roadside by villagers in Tacloban City.
After extricating the secretary's body, they tried but failed to put it in a cadaver bag, and instead "clipped and hooked" it to a descending line tied to the plane's tail.
"Many of these children have returned in cadaver bags, after joining the NPA (New People's Army) and fighting the government.
Meantime, the transfer of retrieved bodies from Dumangas to Iloilo City is now being facilitated while coordination with the Department of Health is being made for the cadaver bags.
The burned bodies of the victims were placed in cadaver bags and flown to the Command Center at Barangay Mabiga, Hermosa, Bataan, by PAF Sokoi helicopter and were later airlifted to Orani for the turnover to authorities.
Dela Cruz said for those joining the retrieval operation, the ICRC would be providing them with masks, suits and boots for personal protection; and cadaver bags and other equipment they would be needing.
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The first team reached Isabela yesterday, October 23, and are now unloading relief supplies which include the following: 1,035 Corrugated Galvanized Irons (CGIs), 1,000 pieces each of tarpaulins, sleeping mats, mosquito nets and blankets, 500 hygiene kits,500 jerry cans, 100 cadaver bags, 2,000 pairs of shoes, 5,000 pieces of clothes, 1 tower light and 2 generator sets.