Definition of Backbones

1. Noun. (plural of backbone) ¹



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Definition of Backbones

1. backbone [n] - See also: backbone

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Backbones

backbitings
backbitten
backblast
backblasts
backblock
backblocks
backboard
backboard splint
backboards
backbond
backbonding ligand
backbonds
backbone
backboned
backboneless
backbones (current term)
backbox
backboxes
backbreaker
backbreakers
backbreaking
backbreakingly
backburn
backburned
backburner
backburners
backburning
backburns
backcard
backcards

Literary usage of Backbones

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1. Physics of the Earth's Crust by Osmond Fisher (1889)
"Mountains the "backbones ... than they appear above ground to be, in the ratio of perhaps 5 to 2, and they may be fairly called the backbones of continents. ..."

2. A Biographical History of Lancaster County: Being a History of Early by Alexander Harris (1872)
"Even among distinguished men of the Republican party there were never wanting persons of weak backbones, who would at any time have been only too glad to ..."

3. Henry Baird Favill, A.B., M.D., LL.D., 1860-1916: A Memorial Volume, Life by Henry Baird Favill (1917)
"WISHBONES AND backbones IT is rather customary for us elders to deplore the non- continuity of our wisdom; to deplore the fact that our sons do not listen ..."

4. Catalogue of the Circulating Department: And a Portion of the Books ...by Free Public Library (Worcester, Mass.) by Free Public Library (Worcester, Mass.) (1884)
"... HX How skulls and backbones are built. (In Martin. HX — Masse, JX Pocket atlas of the descriptive A. of the human body; ..."

5. Planning for the Fiber Distributed Data Interface by William E. Burr (1995)
"8.3 Hubs and Collapsed backbones. In the most general sense a "LAN hub" is simply a device that facilitates wiring LANs as stars or trees. ..."

6. Beyond Computing and Connectivity: Proceedings of the 4th Annual edited by Thomas Egan (1993)
"... to Higher Performance Networks: Using ATM to Add Switching and backbones Between You and Hubs Emily Green Associate Vice President Fibermux Corporation ..."

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