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Meaning of posture

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

      n 1: the arrangement of the body and its limbs; "he assumed an
           attitude of surrender" [syn: {position}, {posture},
      2: characteristic way of bearing one's body; "stood with good
         posture" [syn: {carriage}, {bearing}, {posture}]
      3: a rationalized mental attitude [syn: {position}, {stance},
      4: capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the
         capacity to fight a war; "we faced an army of great
         strength"; "politicians have neglected our military posture"
         [syn: {military capability}, {military strength}, {strength},
         {military posture}, {posture}]
      v 1: behave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress
           others; "Don't pay any attention to him--he is always
           posing to impress his peers!"; "She postured and made a
           total fool of herself" [syn: {pose}, {posture}]
      2: assume a posture as for artistic purposes; "We don't know the
         woman who posed for Leonardo so often" [syn: {model}, {pose},
         {sit}, {posture}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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