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Meaning of heart

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the locus of feelings and intuitions; "in your heart you
           know it is true"; "her story would melt your bosom" [syn:
           {heart}, {bosom}]
      2: the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and
         between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood
         through the body; "he stood still, his heart thumping wildly"
         [syn: {heart}, {pump}, {ticker}]
      3: the courage to carry on; "he kept fighting on pure spunk";
         "you haven't got the heart for baseball" [syn: {heart},
         {mettle}, {nerve}, {spunk}]
      4: an area that is approximately central within some larger
         region; "it is in the center of town"; "they ran forward into
         the heart of the struggle"; "they were in the eye of the
         storm" [syn: {center}, {centre}, {middle}, {heart}, {eye}]
      5: the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some
         idea or experience; "the gist of the prosecutor's argument";
         "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the
         story" [syn: {kernel}, {substance}, {core}, {center},
         {centre}, {essence}, {gist}, {heart}, {heart and soul},
         {inwardness}, {marrow}, {meat}, {nub}, {pith}, {sum}, {nitty-
      6: an inclination or tendency of a certain kind; "he had a
         change of heart" [syn: {heart}, {spirit}]
      7: a plane figure with rounded sides curving inward at the top
         and intersecting at the bottom; conventionally used on
         playing cards and valentines; "he drew a heart and called it
         a valentine"
      8: a firm rather dry variety meat (usually beef or veal); "a
         five-pound beef heart will serve six"
      9: a positive feeling of liking; "he had trouble expressing the
         affection he felt"; "the child won everyone's heart"; "the
         warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home" [syn:
         {affection}, {affectionateness}, {fondness}, {tenderness},
         {heart}, {warmness}, {warmheartedness}, {philia}]
      10: a playing card in the major suit that has one or more red
          hearts on it; "he led the queen of hearts"; "hearts were

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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