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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine; A projecting molding on the underside of a vault or ceiling;

Usage examples (34)
  • The roof was put on with what they called rib poles.
  • (It may be hard to tell, but the rib is a garter stitch rib.)
  • (A rib is the standing tread that circles the tire.)
  • Many things go awry in short rib polydactyly syndrome. for more
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