rib

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  • Info In vertebrate anatomy, ribs are the long curved bones which form the cage. more...
  • Later she fell from one of the horses and broke two ribs.
  • He broke several ribs and had to rest for several days.
  • Two of his ribs were broken, and two of his front teeth were broken.
  • He then continued to strike her about the head and body; several of her ribs were broken.
  • When the match came, they took advantage of his injured ribs and won the titles.
  • It is frequently used to reference the general area below the ribs.
  • Local ground support is used to prevent smaller rocks from falling from the back and ribs.
  • They hardly stopped, and some danced until they broke their ribs and subsequently died.
  • It has six cast iron ribs each made in five pieces and bolted together.
  • She is seriously ill for the first time in her life, having lost her child and broken her ribs.
  • Tom is in a more severe state, with his leg and ribs broken.
  • The ribs added strength without adding weight, and required only simple, low cost press tools.
  • The plant has a light green to bluish color and usually has four to eight ribs.
  • The origin is from the second, third and fourth or fifth ribs.
  • He bit the heads off some flying foxes and took out two of their ribs and their heart.
  • The ribs are what is commonly seen as the "sides" of the box.
  • He lost the fight by unanimous decision, suffering a broken rib during the first round.
  • Certain requirements must be met before a person becomes entitled to RIB.
  • In an aircraft, ribs are forming elements of the structure of a wing, especially in traditional construction.
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Meaning of rib

  • noun Support resembling the rib of an animal
  • noun Any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates)
  • noun Cut of meat including one or more ribs
  • noun A teasing remark
  • noun A riblike supporting or strengthening part of an animal or plant
  • noun A projecting molding on the underside of a vault or ceiling; may be ornamental or structural
  • verb Form vertical ribs by knitting
    A ribbed sweater