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Definition 1: a shade of white the color of bleached bones - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for bone in the sense of this definition

(bone is a kind of ...) the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)

Definition 2: rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for bone in the sense of this definition

(bone is a kind of ...) tissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells; supports organs and fills spaces between them and forms tendons and ligaments

(... is a kind of bone ) a bone containing edible marrow; used especially in flavoring soup

(... is a kind of bone ) a thick bone forming the side of the human cranium and encasing the inner ear

(... is a kind of bone ) any bone of the tarsus

(... is a kind of bone ) smallest of the three parts of the breastbone; articulates with the corpus sternum and the seventh rib

(... is a kind of bone ) the upper part of the breastbone

(... is a kind of bone ) the large central part of the breastbone

(... is a kind of bone ) the flat bone that articulates with the clavicles and the first seven pairs of ribs

(... is a kind of bone ) butterfly-shaped bone at the base of the skull

(... is a kind of bone ) a bone that is of approximately equal dimension in all directions

(... is a kind of bone ) any of several small round bones formed in a tendon where it passes over a joint

(... is a kind of bone ) either of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beings

(... is a kind of bone ) wedge-shaped bone consisting of five fused vertebrae forming the posterior part of the pelvis; its base connects with the lowest lumbar vertebra and its tip with the coccyx

(... is a kind of bone ) bones that are round in shape

(... is a kind of bone ) any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates)

(... is a kind of bone ) hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense

(... is a kind of bone ) any of the scrolled spongy bones of the nasal passages in man and other vertebrates

(... is a kind of bone ) any of the tiny soft bones found in the sutures between cranial bones

(... is a kind of bone ) thin trapezoidal bone of the skull forming the posterior and inferior parts of the nasal septum

(... is a kind of bone ) the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth

(... is a kind of bone ) the front part of the head or skull (including the forehead)

(... is a kind of bone ) back part of the head or skull

(... is a kind of bone ) the dome of the skull

(... is a kind of bone ) the bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates

(... is a kind of bone ) small fragile bone making up part of the front inner walls of each eye socket and providing room for the passage of the lacrimal ducts

(... is a kind of bone ) the central conical bony pillar of the cochlea

(... is a kind of bone ) the part of the skull that encloses the brain

(... is a kind of bone ) the slender arch formed by the temporal process of the cheekbone that bridges to the zygomatic process of the temporal bone

(... is a kind of bone ) one of the bony segments of the spinal column

(... is a kind of bone ) the bone enclosing the middle ear

(... is a kind of bone ) one of the three sections of the hipbone; together these two bones form the front of the pelvis

(... is a kind of bone ) large flaring bone forming one half of the pelvis; made up of the ilium and ischium and pubis

(... is a kind of bone ) the end of the vertebral column in humans and tailless apes

(... is a kind of bone ) bone linking the scapula and sternum

(... is a kind of bone ) the arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek

(... is a kind of bone ) the cube shaped bone on the outer side of the tarsus

(... is a kind of bone ) the main body of a vertebra

(... is a kind of bone ) any bone that develops within cartilage rather than a fibrous tissue

(... is a kind of bone ) any of the eight small bones of the wrist of primates

(... is a kind of bone ) bone stripped of flesh

(... is a kind of bone ) the bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint

(... is a kind of bone ) a bone of a fish

(... is a kind of bone ) greatly developed metatarsal or metacarpal bone in the shank or cannon part of the leg in hoofed mammals

(... is a kind of bone ) the part between the fetlock and the hoof

(... is a kind of bone ) a rudimentary metacarpal or metatarsal bone on either side of the cannon bone in the leg of a horse or related animal

(... is a kind of bone ) a forked bone formed by the fusion of the clavicles of most birds

(... is a kind of bone ) bone (calcified tissue) surrounding the pulp cavity of a tooth

(... is a kind of bone ) one of the eight bones of the cranium; a small bone filled with air spaces that forms part of the eye sockets and the nasal cavity

(... is a kind of bone ) any bone of the hand between the wrist and fingers

(... is a kind of bone ) any bone of the foot between the ankle and the toes

(... is a kind of bone ) an elongated rectangular bone that forms the bridge of the nose

(... is a kind of bone ) a small bone; especially one in the middle ear

(... is a kind of bone ) either of two irregularly shaped bones that form the back of the hard palate and helps to form the nasal cavity and the floor of the orbits

(... is a kind of bone ) the posterior part of the mandible that is more or less vertical

(... is a kind of bone ) in limbs of vertebrate animals: a long cylindrical bone that contains marrow

(... is a kind of bone ) one of the three sections of the hipbone; situated below the ilium

(... is a kind of bone ) the upper and widest of the three bones making up the hipbone

(... is a kind of bone ) a U-shaped bone at the base of the tongue that supports the tongue muscles

(... is a kind of bone ) any of the bones of the fingers or toes

(... is a kind of bone ) the largest tarsal bone; forms the human heel

(... is a kind of bone ) any bone that develops within membranous tissue without previous cartilage formation; e.g. the clavicle and bones of the skull

(bone is a part of ...) the body substance in which tissue cells are embedded

(bone is a part of ...) a bony hollow into which a structure fits

(bone is a part of ...) a sharp triangular process projecting from a bone

(bone is a part of ...) a round bump on a bone where it forms a joint with another bone

(bone is a part of ...) a cell that is part of a bone

(bone is a part of ...) a thin membrane that is one of the calcified layers that form bones

(bone is a part of ...) the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones

(... is part of bone) the internal skeleton; bony and cartilaginous structure (especially of vertebrates)

(bone is made of the substance ...) a fibrous scleroprotein in bone and cartilage and tendon and other connective tissue; yields gelatin on boiling

(bone is made of the substance ...) the porous calcified substance from which bones are made

(... is made of the substance bone) one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates

Definition 3: the porous calcified substance from which bones are made - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for bone in the sense of this definition

(bone is a kind of ...) material derived from animals

(... is made of the substance bone) rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates

Definition 4: remove the bones from - [verb of change]

Samples where bone or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • bone the turkey before roasting it

Synonyms for bone in the sense of this definition

(bone is a kind of ...) 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"

(bone belongs to category ...) a living organism characterized by voluntary movement

Definition 5: study intensively, as before an exam - [verb of cognition]

Samples where bone or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam

Synonyms for bone in the sense of this definition

(bone is a kind of ...) learn by reading books

"He is studying geology in his room" "I have an exam next week; I must hit the books now"

(bone has a similar meaning as ...) prepare (students) hastily for an impending exam

Definition 6: consisting of or made up of bone - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where bone or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a bony substance
  • the bony framework of the body

(bone is similar to ...) having bones especially many or prominent bones

"a bony shad fillet" "her bony wrist" "bony fish"

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