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rib

 (rĭb)
n.
1. Anatomy
a. One of a series of long curved bones occurring in 12 pairs in humans and extending from the spine to or toward the sternum.
b. A similar bone in most vertebrates.
2. A part or piece similar to a rib and serving to shape or support: the rib of an umbrella.
3. A cut of meat enclosing one or more rib bones.
4. Nautical One of many curved members attached to a boat or ship's keel and extending upward and outward to form the framework of the hull.
5. One of many transverse pieces that provide an airplane wing with shape and strength.
6. Architecture A long, narrow, usually arched member projecting from the surface of a structure, especially such a member separating the webs of a vault.
7. A raised ridge or wale in knitted material or in cloth.
8. Botany The main vein or any of the prominent veins of a leaf or other plant organ.
9. Slang A teasing remark or action; a joke.
tr.v. ribbed, rib·bing, ribs
1. To shape, support, or provide with a rib or ribs.
2. To make with ridges or raised markings.
3. Informal To tease or make fun of: ribbed my friend about losing the game.

[Middle English, from Old English ribb.]

ribbed

(rɪbd)
adj
1. furnished or supported with a rib or ribs
2. marked with or formed into ribs or ridges
3. (Knitting & Sewing) knitted with plain and purl stitches alternately, forming raised rows
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ribbed - furnished or strengthened with ribs
ribless - having no ribs or no visible ribs
2.ribbed - (of the surface) having a rough, riblike texture
rough, unsmooth - having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face"
Translations
مُضَلَّع، مُخَطَّط
žebrový
bordázott
rifflaîur, rifjaîur; meî stroffi
çubuklu

ribbed

[rɪbd] ADJ ribbed sweaterjersey m de cordoncillo

ribbed

[ˈrɪbd] adj
[knit, cuffs, collar, sweater, cardigan] → à côtes
[shell] → strié(e)

ribbed

adj sole, condom, knittinggerippt; shell, ceilingmit Rippen

ribbed

[rɪbd] adj (knitting) → a coste

rib

(rib) noun
1. any one of the bones which curve round and forward from the backbone, enclosing the heart and lungs.
2. one of the curved pieces of wood which are joined to the keel to form the framework of a boat.
3. a vertical raised strip in eg knitted material, or the pattern formed by a row of these.
4. any of a number of things similar in shape, use etc to a rib, eg one of the supports for the fabric of an aeroplane wing or of an umbrella.
ribbed adjective
having ribs. a ribbed pattern.
ˈribbing noun
a pattern or arrangement of ribs.
References in classic literature ?
Ere the moon has climbed the mountain, ere the rocks are ribbed with light, When the downward-dipping trails are dank and drear, Comes a breathing hard behind thee--snuffle-snuffle through the night-- It is Fear, O Little Hunter, it is Fear!
Key statement: A ribbed v-belt having an elastomeric cover layer (1), a tension-support layer (3), elastomeric base ribbed body (2) which has an outer coating containing fibers.
Clad in a ribbed skin of gull-grey steel shingles, the house cocoon is wedged precariously into the hillside, its aerodynamic form calculated to minimise wind resistance.