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spine [the ~] noun

  1. the spine (backbone; spinal column; vertebral column)

Translation Matrix for spine:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
épine dorsale backbone; spinal column; spine; vertebral column
- acantha; back; backbone; pricker; prickle; rachis; spikelet; spinal column; spur; sticker; thorn; vertebral column
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- prickle; spike; spinal column; thorn; vertebral column

Related Words for "spine":

  • spines

Synonyms for "spine":

Related Definitions for "spine":

  1. a sharp rigid animal process or appendage; as a porcupine quill or a ridge on a bone or a ray of a fish fin1
  2. the part of a book's cover that encloses the inner side of the book's pages and that faces outward when the book is shelved1
    • the title and author were printed on the spine of the book1
  3. the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord1
  4. a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf1
  5. any sharply pointed projection1

Wiktionary Translations for spine:

  1. backbone
  2. rigid, pointed surface protuberance or needle-like structure on an animal, shell, or plant
  3. bound edge of a book
    • spinedos
  1. empilement des vertèbres, qui forment le support du dos des mammifères et sur lesquelles fixer les côtes.
  2. (botanique) branche, feuille, stipule ou partie de feuille transformée en un organe allongé et piquant.

Cross Translation:
spine dos RückenBuchbinderei: kurz für Buchrücken
spine épine dorsale RückgratAnatomie: die Wirbelsäule
spine colonne vertébrale WirbelsäuleAnatomie: Die Wirbelsäule (lat.: Columna vertebralis, griech. rhachis) ist das den Stamm tragende Konstruktionselement der Wirbeltiere, zu denen auch die Menschen zählen.

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