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The meaning of Spines


Spines – definition


A series of vertebrae extending from the skull to the small of the back, enclosing the spinal cord and providing support for the thorax and abdomen; the backbone.

Usage examples:

A soft voice that sent a shiver down her spine

The part of a book's jacket or cover that encloses the inner edges of the pages, facing outwards when the book is on a shelf and typically bearing the title and the author's name.

Usage examples:

Most packages contain two tapes within a box about the size of a book, arranged on bookstore shelve…

Any hard, pointed defensive projection or structure, such as a prickle of a hedgehog, a spike-like projection on a sea urchin, a sharp ray in a fish's fin, or a spike on the stem of a plant.

Usage examples:

The dorsal and pectoral fins have hard spines whereas the other rays are soft like the anal and cau…

A linear pay scale operated by some large organizations that allows flexibility for local and specific conditions.

Usage examples:

There were two parts to the deal - a 3 percent pay increase and a second tranche that would introdu…

A tall mass of viscous lava extruded from a volcano.

Usage examples:

The mt pelee spine was exceptional only for its extreme height—over 300 metres

The line of bones down the center of the back that provides support for the body

Usage examples:

Be careful of the cactus spines.

Spines translation into English

Spines: translate from English into Chinese

Translate spines into Chinese (Simplified)}
刺, 脊柱, 棘, 脊, 脊椎骨, 背骨

Spines: translate from English into Dutch

Translate spines into Dutch}
Stekels, Wervelkolom, Rug, Ruggegraat, Doorn

Spines: translate from English into French

Translate spines into French}
Épines, Colonne vertébrale, Dos, Épine, Échine, Crête

Spines: translate from English into German

Translate spines into German}
Stacheln, Rücken, Rückgrat, Dorn, Stachel, Buchrücken, Gebirgsgrat

Spines: translate from English into Hindi

Translate spines into Hindi}
कांटा, पीठ, मेस्र्दंड, काँटा, कटक

Spines: translate from English into Italian

Translate spines into Italian}
Spine, Spina dorsale, Spina, Dorso, Aculeo, Cresta

Spines: translate from English into Korean

Translate spines into Korean}
등뼈, 돌기, 바늘, 책의 등

Spines: translate from English into Russian

Translate spines into Russian}
Шипы, Позвоночник, Спинной хребет, Хребет, Шип, Позвоночный столб, Игла, Колючка, Сущность, Корешок книги, Гребень горы

Spines: translate from English into Spanish

Translate spines into Spanish}
Espinas, Espina, Lomo, Espinazo, Púa, Decisión

Word origin

late Middle English: shortening of Old French espine, or from Latin spina ‘thorn, prickle, backbone’.

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