Definition of Fishbone

1. Noun. A bone of a fish.

Group relationships: Fish
Generic synonyms: Bone, Os



Definition of Fishbone

1. Noun. A bone from a fish. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fishbone

1. a bone of a fish [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fishbone

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

Literary usage of Fishbone

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1. The Continuous Improvement Toolkit: A Practical Resource for Achieving ...by John Marsh by John Marsh (1998)
"4 When fishbone Diagrams are used in their traditional role they are ... Principles One particular form of the fishbone Diagram is the Ishikawa Diagram. ..."

2. A Stake in Tomorrow: World Class Lessons in Business Partnershipsby John Marsh by John Marsh (1998)
"When fishbone diagrams are used in their traditional role they are sometimes called ... One particular form of the fishbone diagram is the Ishikawa diagram. ..."

3. Proceedings of the Good Roads Institute, Held at the University of North by Good Roads Institute, Chapel Hill, N.C., University of North Carolina (1793-1962, University of North Carolina (1793-1962), Chapel Hill Good Roads Institute, N.C (1908)
"The "fishbone" structure is probably caused by a twinning of two crystals of ... Mica with the 'fishbone' structure has no commercial value as sheet mica, ..."

4. The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803: Explorations by Early Navigators by Emma Helen Blair, James Alexander Robertson, Edward Gaylord Bourne (1905)
"It had been so securely fastened there that it seemed as if that fishbone could not have been dislodged without divine aid, as was proved by the mark of the ..."

5. Diseases of the stomach and their surgical treatment by Arthur William Mayo Robson (1904)
"The fishbone, after being swallowed, having arrived at the pylorus, ... The fishbone was extracted, and the adhesions of the stomach to the ..."

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