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An example use of waist in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… of below the waist you don't use in …”
Waist is the part of the body that is between the ribs and the hips.
the word waist occurs in english on average 12.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that waist can be often used in the following areas:
1) life, nature, and living environment;
2) transport and travel;