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postura [pus.tú.ra.] : posture (n.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: postura: posture ]

Derivatives of postura

n. (attribute)1. attitude, position, posturethe arrangement of the body and its limbs.; "he assumed an attitude of surrender"
~ order armsa position in the manual of arms; the rifle is held vertically on the right side with the butt on the ground; often used as a command.
~ bodily propertyan attribute of the body.
~ ballet positionclassical position of the body and especially the feet in ballet.
~ decubitusa reclining position (as in a bed).
~ eversionthe position of being turned outward.; "the eversion of the foot"
~ lithotomy positiona position lying on your back with knees bent and thighs apart; assumed for vaginal or rectal examination.
~ lotus positiona sitting position with the legs crossed; used in yoga.
~ missionary positiona position for sexual intercourse; a man and woman lie facing each other with the man on top; so-called because missionaries thought it the proper position for primitive peoples.
~ posea posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes.
~ presentation(obstetrics) position of the fetus in the uterus relative to the birth canal.; "Cesarean sections are sometimes the result of abnormal presentations"
~ ectopiaabnormal position of a part or organ (especially at the time of birth).
~ asana(Hinduism) a posture or manner of sitting (as in the practice of yoga).
~ guarda posture of defence in boxing or fencing.; "keep your guard up"
~ sprawling, sprawlan ungainly posture with arms and legs spread about.
~ stancestanding posture.
~ tuck(sports) a bodily position adopted in some sports (such as diving or skiing) in which the knees are bent and the thighs are drawn close to the chest.
n. (attribute)2. bearing, carriage, posturecharacteristic way of bearing one's body.; "stood with good posture"
~ bodily propertyan attribute of the body.
~ manner of walking, walkmanner of walking.; "he had a funny walk"
~ sloucha stooping carriage in standing and walking.
~ gracefulnessbeautiful carriage.
~ clumsiness, awkwardnessthe carriage of someone whose movements and posture are ungainly or inelegant.
n. (cognition)3. position, posture, stancea rationalized mental attitude.
~ attitude, mental attitudea complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways.; "he had the attitude that work was fun"
~ hard linea firm and uncompromising stance or position.; "the governor took a hard line on drugs"
~ point of view, standpoint, viewpoint, standa mental position from which things are viewed.; "we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians"; "teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events"
n. (attribute)4. military capability, military posture, military strength, posture, strengthcapability 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"
~ sea powernaval strength.
~ capability, capablenessthe quality of being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally.; "he worked to the limits of his capability"
~ firepower(military) the relative capacity for delivering fire on a target.
~ armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machinethe military forces of a nation.; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
v. (social)5. pose, posturebehave 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"
~ deport, acquit, behave, comport, conduct, bear, carrybehave in a certain manner.; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"
~ attitudinise, attitudinizeassume certain affected attitudes.
v. (perception)6. model, pose, posture, sitassume a posture as for artistic purposes.; "We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often"
~ artistic creation, artistic production, artthe creation of beautiful or significant things.; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
~ display, exhibit, exposeto show, make visible or apparent.; "The Metropolitan Museum is exhibiting Goya's works this month"; "Why don't you show your nice legs and wear shorter skirts?"; "National leaders will have to display the highest skills of statesmanship"
~ rampbe rampant.; "the lion is rampant in this heraldic depiction"