Middle rib

a cut of beef between the chuck rib and the fore ribs.

See also: Rib

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If you are using mature kale, trim the tough middle rib from the leaves, and roughly chop the leaves.
A middle rib, along with an inner rib with a new mix of functional elastomers and silica, delivers excellent wet grip for improved braking.
Whenever there is a demonstration, I take note of procedures, and one thing I learned is that when using dried kombu or kelp (seaweed)-an ingredient of dashi, the basic broth in Japanese dishes-cuts have to be made at the edges until just short of the middle rib.
Affix the bottom and top of the middle rib in the same fashion as the original end rib.
The Trap Model comes with full and modified choke tubes, middle rib bead and cushioned recoil pad.
We attached the pipe clamps at two-foot intervals along the length of the timbers--front, rear and middle ribs first, then the two remaining ribs.