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bones

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bones, castanets, clappers, finger cymbals(noun)

    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. bones(Noun)

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

  2. bones(Noun)

    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. bones(noun)

    Cigarettes

  2. bones(noun)

    Dominos.

  3. bones(noun)

    Dice, as in "rollin' them bones".

  4. bones(noun)

    Nickname to a person who is very skinny.".

  5. bones(noun)

    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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  1. bones

    Song lyrics by bones -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by bones on the Lyrics.com website.

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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say bones in sign language?

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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. Troy Guard:

    I always use leftover chicken or turkey bones to make soup.

  2. Gordon Muir:

    Doctors prey on them for surgeries when they don't need it, it's a bit like having a size 8 shoe and wanting a size 11. You can't make the foot bigger ; it's a very complex set of bones. If you try to make [ the penis ] bigger, you stop it working most of the time. Most of them start off with a psychological problem, with an average or slightly small penis. They have surgery, end up $ 50,000 poorer with a deformed penis and a lot more psychological trouble.

  3. Andy Boucher:

    He's the most battered corpse on the site, he had the largest number of broken bones.

  4. Kenneth Hartzfeld:

    So, when someone comes in like that, we have help them, to protect them. So we ended up intubating him and putting him on a ventilator. Four days later, Hartzfeld, then 17, woke up in the ICU and later underwent a 11-hour surgery to repair his facial bones with titanium plates. Hartzfeld walked out of the hospital 19 days later wearing his team’s baseball cap, and determined to go back to school and his sport. He was back in class less than a month after the accident, with his jaw wired shut, wearing a tracheotomy tube and a gastrostomy tube. Originally, they said I would probably never play baseball again, but I decided that was wrong. I wanted to play. Hartzfeld, a shortstop and pitcher, is now playing summer baseball, and the college scouts have started coming around again. This chapter of my life is now over, and I can only look ahead.

  5. Emily Blunt:

    A Spoonful of Sugar. the singing was the most beautiful, slow-burn collaboration. I was approached for this in 2015 and we didn't start shooting until 2017. So we really had about a year to work on it and the songs were so familiar to me in my bones by the time we even started rehearsing and prerecording them.

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    a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it
    • A. soft-witted
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    • C. arbitrary
    • D. occlusive

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