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
A percussive folk musical instrument played as a pair in one hand, often made from bovine ribs.
The act of two fists meeting together in the manner equivalent to a high-five.
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.
Dice, as in "rollin' them bones".
Nickname to a person who is very skinny.".
Money; a bone is one dollar. "Who gives a fu** about bones?" -- Dr. Dre featuring Snoop Doggy Dogg (Nuthin' But a 'G' Thang)
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Rank popularity for the word 'bones' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4072
The numerical value of bones in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of bones in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of bones in a Sentence
The body was only bones and little bit of clothing on it.
He was just tremendous, a nice guy, always a professional. it's just hard to believe. Most riders that get injured have broken bones, not a death certificate.
On the Plains of Hesitation bleach the bones of countless millions, who, at the Dawn of Victory, sat down to wait, and waiting--died
The first thing that struck me about this animal is the incredible robustness of the limb bones, it was of similar size to the gigantic sauropod dinosaurs, but whereas the arms and legs of those animals are typically quite slender, Ledumahadi's are incredibly thick.
The stone tools are still sharp. The beads and engraved bones have survived intact which is really rare.
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