the work involved in making or repairing automobile or other vehicle bodies.
the body of an automobile or other vehicle, especially with regard to the details or the quality of its construction.

1905–10; body + work Unabridged
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bodywork (ˈbɒdɪˌwɜːk)
1.  the external shell of a motor vehicle
2.  any form of therapy in which parts of the body are manipulated, such as massage

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Example sentences
The larger bodywork required bigger wheels and tires to proportionately fit the
  new profile of the car.
The spa offers bodywork and salon services and four restaurants serve locally
  sourced food.
Later models did without an excess of tacky, add-on bodywork, but early cars
  wore enough of the stuff to armor a small tank.
The bodywork is intended to suggest off-road performance.
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