Definition of RIBS

noun : RIBS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) support resembling the rib of an animal ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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) ;

  • 3. (

    ) cut of meat including one or more ribs ;

  • 4. (

    ) a teasing remark ;

  • 5. (

    ) a riblike supporting or strengthening part of an animal or plant ;

  • 6. (

    ) a projecting molding on the underside of a vault or ceiling; may be ornamental or structural ;

verb : RIBS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) form vertical ribs by knitting; "A ribbed sweater" ;


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