Meaning of carcass
Pronunciation: (kär'kus), [key]
- the dead body of an animal.
- the body of a human being, whether living or dead.
- the body of a slaughtered animal after removal of the offal.
- anything from which life and power are gone: The mining town, now a mere carcass, is a reminder of a past era.
- an unfinished framework or skeleton, as of a house or ship.
- the body of a furniture piece designed for storage, as a chest of drawers or wardrobe, without the drawers, doors, hardware, etc.
- the inner body of a pneumatic tire, resisting by its tensile strength the pressure of the air within the tire, and protected by the tread and other parts.
- to erect the framework for (a building, ship, etc.).
- carcass (Thesaurus)