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bones

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bones, castanets, clappers, finger cymbalsnoun

    a percussion instrument consisting of a pair of hollow pieces of wood or bone (usually held between the thumb and fingers) that are made to click together (as by Spanish dancers) in rhythm with the dance

Wiktionary

  1. bonesnoun

    A percussive folk musical instrument played as a pair in one hand, often made from bovine ribs.

  2. bonesnoun

    The act of two fists meeting together in the manner equivalent to a high-five.

Freebase

  1. bones

    Bones is an American crime comedy-drama television series that premiered on the Fox network in the United States on September 13, 2005. The show is based on forensic anthropology and forensic archaeology, with each episode focusing on an FBI case file concerning the mystery behind human remains brought by FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth to the forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan. The rest of the main cast includes Michaela Conlin, T. J. Thyne, Eric Millegan, Tamara Taylor, Jonathan Adams, and John Francis Daley. Created by Hart Hanson, the series is very loosely based on the life and writings of novelist and forensic anthropologist Kathy Reichs, who also produces the show. Its title character, Temperance Brennan, is named after the protagonist of Reichs' crime novel series. Conversely, Dr. Brennan writes successful mystery novels based around a fictional forensic anthropologist named Kathy Reichs. Bones is a joint production by Josephson Entertainment, Far Field Productions and 20th Century Fox Television. The series has completed airing its eighth season and has been renewed for a ninth season.

Rap Dictionary

  1. bonesnoun

    Cigarettes

  2. bonesnoun

    Dominos.

  3. bonesnoun

    Dice, as in "rollin' them bones".

  4. bonesnoun

    Nickname to a person who is very skinny.".

  5. bonesnoun

    Money; a bone is one dollar. "Who gives a fu** about bones?" -- Dr. Dre featuring Snoop Doggy Dogg (Nuthin' But a 'G' Thang)

Editors Contribution

  1. bones

    Plural form of the word bone.

    Our bones are so healthy, we are so grateful.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 19, 2021  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'bones' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4129

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'bones' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4072

How to pronounce bones?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bones in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bones in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of bones in a Sentence

  1. John DeWitt:

    Our bodies love force, force is what helps our muscles get stronger ; force is what helps our bones to stay strong ; force is what helps or heart to stay strong by having to pump the blood against gravity. So, when you take that force away, you all of a sudden lose a really important stimulus that's important for health.

  2. Christina Haack:

    It was built in 1929, which is old for Laguna, i mean, it's not falling down, but it's not far from falling down. There's no heating system, there's no air conditioning, half the wiring doesn't work, the plumbing is really bad, there's no insulation, there are multiple broken windows… so I've had to make some quick temporary changes to make sure it's safe for Hudson. But the bones of it are perfect. In fact, I don't want to change that at all. I just want to update the house in a really sympathetic way.

  3. Heriberto Hernandez:

    It's a 20 percent (tariff) on legs and shoulders, fresh and frozen ... with bones and without bones.

  4. Mike Everhart:

    The bear skull was washed out of the same river sediments that routinely produce the skulls and bones of the American bison, some of which could date back as far as the last Ice Age, whether it is hundreds or thousands of years old, the skull gives us a better insight into the richness of life on the plains before Western man.

  5. Michael James:

    The mentality has been pretty negative and I don’t see that changing this morning or today until there is more meat on the bones from a data standpoint.

Images & Illustrations of bones

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