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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. spinal column, vertebral column, spine, backbone, back, rachis(noun)

    the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord

    "the fall broke his back"

  2. spur, spine, acantha(noun)

    any sharply pointed projection

  3. spine, thorn, prickle, pricker, sticker, spikelet(noun)

    a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf

  4. spine, backbone(noun)

    the part of a book's cover that encloses the inner side of the book's pages and that faces outward when the book is shelved

    "the title and author were printed on the spine of the book"

  5. spine(noun)

    a sharp rigid animal process or appendage; as a porcupine quill or a ridge on a bone or a ray of a fish fin

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. spine(Noun)

    A person or thing's backbone; the series of bones collectively from one's (literal or figurative) head to tail or pelvis.

  2. spine(Noun)

    A rigid, pointed surface protuberance or needle-like structure on an animal, shell, or plant.

  3. spine(Noun)

    Courage or assertiveness.

  4. spine(Noun)

    The narrow, bound edge of a book.

  5. Origin: From espine (modern French épine) or its source, spina.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Spine(noun)

    a sharp appendage to any of a plant; a thorn

  2. Spine(noun)

    a rigid and sharp projection upon any part of an animal

  3. Spine(noun)

    one of the rigid and undivided fin rays of a fish

  4. Spine(noun)

    the backbone, or spinal column, of an animal; -- so called from the projecting processes upon the vertebrae

  5. Spine(noun)

    anything resembling the spine or backbone; a ridge

  6. Origin: [L. spina thorn, the spine; akin to spica a point: cf. OF. espine, F. pine. Cf. Spike, Spinet a musical instrument, Spinny.]

U.S. National Library of MedicineRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Spine

    The spinal or vertebral column.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Spine' in Nouns Frequency: #2354

Anagrams of Spine »

  1. epsin, penis, pines, snipe

  2. Epsin

  3. Penis

  4. Pines

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