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rib·bing

 (rĭb′ĭng)
n.
1. Ribs considered as a group.
2. An arrangement of ribs, as in a boat.
3. Informal The act or an instance of joking or teasing.
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ribbing

(ˈrɪbɪŋ)
n
1. a framework or structure of ribs
2. ribs collectively
3. (Knitting & Sewing) a raised pattern in woven or knitted material, made in knitting by doing purl and plain stitches alternately
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rib•bing

(ˈrɪb ɪŋ)

n.
an arrangement of ribs.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ribbing - a framework of ribs
framework - a structure supporting or containing something
2.ribbing - the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule)ribbing - the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances; "he ignored their teases"; "his ribbing was gentle but persistent"
harassment, molestation - the act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks and criticism
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ribbing

noun
Informal. Good-natured teasing:
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Translations
شَكْل أضْلاع مُرَتَّبَه
žebrování
ribstrikning
stroffmynstur
kaburgalaryivli çizgiler

ribbing

[ˈrɪbɪŋ] N (in fabric) → cordoncillos mpl (Archit) → nervaduras fpl
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ribbing

[ˈrɪbɪŋ] n
(= teasing) → taquineries fpl
(in knitting)côtes fpl
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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.
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