Definition of Skeleton crew

1. Noun. (idiomatic) The minimum number of personnel needed to operate and maintain an item at its most simple operating requirements, such as a ship or business, during an emergency or shut down, and at the same time, to keep vital functions operating. ¹



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skeleton Crew

skeletal traction
skeletalism
skeletalization
skeletalize
skeletalized
skeletalizes
skeletalizing
skeletally
skeletogenesis
skeletogenous
skeletology
skeletomusculature
skeleton
skeleton appendiculare
skeleton axiale
skeleton crew (current term)
skeleton fork fern
skeleton hand
skeleton in the closet
skeleton in the cupboard
skeleton key
skeleton keys
skeleton of free inferior limb
skeleton of free superior limb
skeleton of heart
skeleton shrimp
skeleton staff
skeleton staffs
skeleton thoracicus
skeletoned

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