fishbone


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fishbone

(ˈfɪʃbəʊn)
n
a bone from a fish
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fishbone - a bone of a fish
fish - any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills; "the shark is a large fish"; "in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish"
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
Translations

fishbone

[ˈfɪʃbəʊn] Nespina f, raspa f

fishbone

[ˈfɪʃˌbəʊn] nlisca, spina

fishbone

n espina
References in classic literature ?
It happened she had once had a big blue bear for a pet; but the bear choked to death on a fishbone one day, and she loved it so dearly that Dyna made a rug of its skin, leaving the head and four paws on the hide.
Silas, released, put his hand to his throat, cleared it, and looked as if he had a rather large fishbone in that region.
They went back then to their little acre, and the days came and went, and the man fashioned spear and bow and arrows and hunted with them that they might have meat, and he made hooks of fishbone and caught fishes with wondrous flies of his own invention; and the girl gathered fruits and cooked the flesh and the fish and made beds of branches and soft grasses.
You know you nearly choked yourself with a fishbone in the jam only last week.
The offices of South Australias Premier, Jay Weatherill, and Minister for Innovation, Kyam Maher have jointly said that the resulting network, to be rebranded as the Fishbone, is expected to be many times faster than the National Broadband Network (NBN), and significantly cheaper.
Many miraculous healings were attributed to him, including the healing of a child who was choking to death from a fishbone.
There's also a shallow paddlecraft launch near the observation tower at the back of Fishbone Creek, off CR357, the Shired Island road.
What had initially been diagnosed as a worsening of the patient's asthma before arriving at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi was discovered to be caused by something very different - a fishbone.
Once the company comes to a consensus on these two definitions, start with some basic quality or problem solving tools, such as flowcharts, fishbone and other graphical tools.
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Fishbone - one of the first bands to fuse ska, punk rock, funk, hard rock and soul - is coming to the Hi-Fi Music Hall on Tuesday.
So picture the old Fishbone Alley, with its unappealing blend of funk: a block long and 20 feet wide, the alley borders the historic buildings on 26th and 27th avenues, which house seven restaurants, three with outdoor courtyards.