a measure of someone's weight in relation to height; to calculate one's BMI, multiply one's weight in pounds and divide that by the square of one's height in inches; overweight is a BMI greater than 25; obese is a BMI greater than 30
Syn: ↑body mass index
Hypernyms: ↑index, ↑index number, ↑indicant, ↑indicator

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Body mass index

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BMI UK [ˌbiː em ˈaɪ] US [ˌbi em ˈaɪ] noun [singular]
body mass index: a measurement of the amount of fat in someone’s body, calculated by dividing their weight in kilograms by their height in metres squared
Thesaurus: units for measuring weight, area or volumehyponym to measure somethingsynonym

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abbr. body mass index

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BMI 8 [BMI] [ˌbiː em ˈaɪ] [ˌbiː em ˈaɪ] abbreviation

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