body check

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or body check  (bŏd′ē-chĕk′)
A check, as in ice hockey, in which a player impedes another with the body.

bod′y·check′ v.
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bod′y check`

Ice Hockey.
an obstructing or impeding with the body of the movement or progress of an opponent.
bod′y-check`, v.t., v.i.
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Police said a body check on the suspect yielded more shabu, with the total illegal stuff seized from him amounting to PHP11,000.
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During a body check, police found in the man's possession half a kilogram of cocaine and 1kg of cannabis.
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On the basis of these results, the EAT-L group had little motivation to body check and monitor their eating behavior, owing to indifference, whereas the EAT-M group cared about their body image in daily life, and the body-checking habit brought them reassurance and confidence.
(1) Furthermore, learning to body check in this age group provides limited protective effect when players graduate to the 13-14 year old age group (Bantam).
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Check, check and check (just don't body check him into a locker bank ...
About 30 minutes later, a person in charge of security checks informed a superior about having allowed someone who claimed to be a police officer to go through the security area without a body check, they said.
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The move ground to a halt after six phases of flowing rugby, only to be called back for a penalty awarded after a body check on Hogg moments earlier.