Definition of Fishbones

1. Noun. (plural of fishbone) ¹



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Definition of Fishbones

1. fishbone [n] - See also: fishbone

Medical Definition of Fishbones

1. Oscillations in soft X-ray emissions which occur during intense neutral-beam heating, associated with a recurring m=1 internal kink mode. Mode was given its name from its characteristic signal (looked like the bones of a fish, of course). Fishbones are associated with loss of fast ions from the plasma and are triggered by exceeding the upper limit on plasma beta. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fishbones

fish velocity
fish venoms
fishabilities
fishability
fishable
fishapod
fishapods
fishbait
fishbaits
fishball
fishbolt
fishbolts
fishbone
fishbone diagram
fishbones (current term)
fishbowl
fishbowls
fishburger
fishburgers
fishcake
fishcakes
fishcatcher
fishcatchers
fisheater
fished
fisher
fisher's exact test
fisher cat
fisher cats

Literary usage of Fishbones

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1. Old-time Makers of Medicine: The Story of the Students and Teachers of the by James Joseph Walsh (1911)
"... of the method of treating fishbones that have become caught in the throat will give the best idea of how thoroughly practical Paul is in his directions. ..."

2. A History of British Birds by William Yarrell, Alfred Newton, Howard Saunders (1882)
"In this the eggs are laid, sometimes on the bare soil, but at others on the fishbones already ejected by the birds and allowed to accumulate until they ..."

3. Finland, the Land of a Thousand Lakes by Ernest Young (1912)
"When nothing was left but the fishbones, the primaeval singer asked if it would not ... And there was no skilful workman Who could make a harp of fishbones; ..."

4. Report and Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of (1883)
"... as well as fishbones of the genus scarus." (p. 104) If by the " Cave at Brixham," M. Joly mean the Brixham Cavern mentioned, under that name, ..."

5. Nose and Throat Work for the General Practitioner by George Lyman Richards (1903)
"Among the substances introduced by way of food are fishbones and portions of ... When the foreign body is sharp- pointed, like fishbones, pins or tooth ..."

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