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Bones

Meanings and phrases

bones

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a percussion instrument consisting of a pair of hollow pieces of wood or bone (usually held between the thumb and fingers) that are made to click together (as by Spanish dancers) in rhythm with the dance; castanets; clappers; finger cymbals

Napier 's bones

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a set of graduated rods formerly used to do multiplication and division by a method invented by John Napier; Napier's rods

bare bones

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (plural) the most basic facts or elements

make no bones about

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. acknowledge freely and openly

marble bones disease

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an inherited disorder characterized by an increase in bone density; in severe forms the bone marrow cavity may be obliterated; osteopetrosis; Albers-Schonberg disease

skin and bones

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a person who is unusually thin and scrawny; thin person; scrag

animal bones

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Common finds included numerous flints, pottery and animal bones.
  • Human and animal bones were decorated with incised symbols and scenes.
  • The oracle bone script numerals were found on tortoise shell and animal bones.

human bones

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The cave was rediscovered by cavers in 1961, who found human bones.
  • 16,000 human bones were found at the site, as well as 725 from birds.
  • This work revealed various archaeological remains, including human bones.

broken bones

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They represent between 25% and 50% of all broken bones.
  • Players would often have to quit due to broken bones or other serious injuries.
  • These episodes can result in physical injuries, including occasionally broken bones.

long bones

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The long bones are thin, hollow and very light.
  • The phalanges are classed as long bones.
  • In general, long bones are said to have a "head", "neck", and "body".

bones found

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The oldest goat bones found in Denmark have been dated to 3400 BC.
  • The hyomandibula is a set of bones found in the hyoid region in most fishes.
  • The bones found have been measured and compared to recent Japanese and the Minatogawa Man.

nasal bones

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Like other kogiids, it does not have nasal bones.
  • large nasal bones and thick protruding brow ridges).
  • The nasal bones are rather short and widely spaced from the premaxillae.
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