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1 rib

Support resembling the rib of an animal.

Roget 215: support, ground, foundation, base, basis; terra firma; bearing, fulcrum, bait [U.S.], caudex crib; point d'appui [Fr.], pou sto [Gr.], purchase footing, hold, ... show more

Roget 250: convexity, prominence, projection, swelling, gibbosity, bilge, bulge, protuberance, protrusion; camber, cahot [U.S.].    thank-ye-ma'am [U.S.].    swell.    intumescence; ... show more

Roget 903: marriage, matrimony, wedlock, union, intermarriage, miscegenation, the bonds of marriage, vinculum matrimonii [Lat.], nuptial tie.    married state, coverture, bed, cohabitation.    match; ... show more

Dutch: brugpijler
Polish: żebro

2 rib

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).

synonym: costa.

Dutch: rib
Polish: żebro

3 rib

Cut of meat including one or more ribs.

Dutch: riblap, ribstuk
Polish: żeberka

4 rib

A teasing remark.

5 rib

A riblike supporting or strengthening part of an animal or plant.

6 rib

A projecting molding on the underside of a vault or ceiling; may be ornamental or structural.

Polish: żebro


1 rib

Form vertical ribs by knitting.

2 rib

Subject to laughter or ridicule.

synonyms: blackguard, guy, jest at, laugh at, make fun, poke fun, ridicule, roast.

Dutch: bespotten, ridiculiseren

Moby thesaurus: Chateaubriand, banter, better half, bilge, blade roast, blain, bleb, blister, blob, boss, bow, breast, brisket, bubble, bulb, bulge, bulla, bump, bunch, burl ... show more.

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