debone


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de·bone

 (dē-bōn′)
tr.v. de·boned, de·bon·ing, de·bones
To remove the bones from: debone a chicken breast.

debone

(diːˈbəʊn)
vb (tr)
(Cookery) to remove the bones from (a piece of meat or fish)

de•bone

(diˈboʊn)

v.t. -boned, -bon•ing.
to remove the bones from; bone.
[1940–45]
de•bon′er, n.

debone


Past participle: deboned
Gerund: deboning

Imperative
debone
debone
Present
I debone
you debone
he/she/it debones
we debone
you debone
they debone
Preterite
I deboned
you deboned
he/she/it deboned
we deboned
you deboned
they deboned
Present Continuous
I am deboning
you are deboning
he/she/it is deboning
we are deboning
you are deboning
they are deboning
Present Perfect
I have deboned
you have deboned
he/she/it has deboned
we have deboned
you have deboned
they have deboned
Past Continuous
I was deboning
you were deboning
he/she/it was deboning
we were deboning
you were deboning
they were deboning
Past Perfect
I had deboned
you had deboned
he/she/it had deboned
we had deboned
you had deboned
they had deboned
Future
I will debone
you will debone
he/she/it will debone
we will debone
you will debone
they will debone
Future Perfect
I will have deboned
you will have deboned
he/she/it will have deboned
we will have deboned
you will have deboned
they will have deboned
Future Continuous
I will be deboning
you will be deboning
he/she/it will be deboning
we will be deboning
you will be deboning
they will be deboning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been deboning
you have been deboning
he/she/it has been deboning
we have been deboning
you have been deboning
they have been deboning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been deboning
you will have been deboning
he/she/it will have been deboning
we will have been deboning
you will have been deboning
they will have been deboning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been deboning
you had been deboning
he/she/it had been deboning
we had been deboning
you had been deboning
they had been deboning
Conditional
I would debone
you would debone
he/she/it would debone
we would debone
you would debone
they would debone
Past Conditional
I would have deboned
you would have deboned
he/she/it would have deboned
we would have deboned
you would have deboned
they would have deboned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.debone - remove the bones from; "bone the turkey before roasting it"
animal, animate being, beast, creature, fauna, brute - a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
Translations

debone

[diːˈbəʊn] VT [+ meat] → deshuesar; [+ fish] → quitar las espinas a

debone

vt meatvom Knochen lösen; fishentgräten
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This saves processors time, because workers can debone the carcass during the same shift instead of waiting for the next shift.
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The observant waiter suggests, "Perhaps Madame would like me to debone it away from the table.