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Any of the ribs that are attached to the sternum by a costal cartilage, especially any of the seven upper ribs on either side of the thorax in humans.
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  1. Any of the ribs that are attached to the sternum by a costal cartilage, especially any of the seven upper ribs on either side of the thorax in humans.
Any of the lower ribs that do not unite directly with the sternum. The five lower pairs of ribs in humans are false ribs.
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  1. Any of the lower ribs that do not unite directly with the sternum. The five lower pairs of ribs in humans are false ribs.
A false rib whose anterior end is unattached. The lowest two pairs of human ribs are floating ribs.
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  1. A false rib whose anterior end is unattached. The lowest two pairs of human ribs are floating ribs.
(Slang) The ribs
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  1. (Slang) The ribs
  2. A movable auxiliary airfoil running along the leading edge of the wing of an airplane.
  3. A thin, narrow strip of wood, metal, etc.
A paving stone; a flagstone.
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  1. A paving stone; a flagstone.
  2. An outside piece cut from a log when squaring it for lumber.
  3. A broad, flat, thick piece, as of stone or cheese.
Any straight, or almost straight, stick, shaft, bar, staff, etc., of wood, metal, or other material
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  1. Any straight, or almost straight, stick, shaft, bar, staff, etc., of wood, metal, or other material
  2. A fishing rod.
  3. A leveling rod.
One that floats or is capable of floating.
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  1. One that floats or is capable of floating.
  2. (Slang) A corpse found floating in a body of water.
  3. A deposit of material in the vitreous humor of the eye, usually consisting of aggregations of cells or proteins that have detached from the retina, perceived as a spot or thread in the visual field.
One who girds; a satirist.
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  1. One who girds; a satirist.
  2. A beam, as of steel, wood, or reinforced concrete, used as a main horizontal support in a building or bridge.
  3. A large beam, usually horizontal, of timber or steel, for supporting the joists of a floor, the framework of a building, the superstructure of a bridge, etc.
(Music) A vertical line drawn through a staff to mark off a measure.
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  1. (Music) A vertical line drawn through a staff to mark off a measure.
  2. A ridgelike mound of sand, gravel or silt formed within a stream, along its banks, or at its mouth. Bars form where the stream's current slows down, causing sediment to be deposited.
  3. A strip, stripe, band, or broad line, as of light or color
An area of dense commercial development, often of a specified kind, along a thoroughfare
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  1. An area of dense commercial development, often of a specified kind, along a thoroughfare
  2. A long narrow piece, usually of uniform width:
  3. A comic strip.
A covering for the foot having a flat flexible portion made of rubber or plastic that widens as it extends forward from the toes, used to provide enhanced propulsion in swimming and diving.
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  1. A covering for the foot having a flat flexible portion made of rubber or plastic that widens as it extends forward from the toes, used to provide enhanced propulsion in swimming and diving.
  2. A thin, usually curved projection attached to the rear bottom of a surfboard for stability.
  3. Commune in the Somme department in France
The sport of gymnastics and dance routines performed on horseback, and on the longe line.
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  1. The sport of gymnastics and dance routines performed on horseback, and on the longe line.
  2. The arched work forming a vault
  3. A vaulted structure; such structures treated as a group.
To joke about; to ridicule (a trait, habit, etc.).
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  1. To joke about; to ridicule (a trait, habit, etc.).
  2. (Intransitive) To play or do something amusing.
  3. (Intransitive) To engage in banter or playful conversation.
To engage in playful teasing.
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  1. To engage in playful teasing.
  2. To make fun of in a good-natured way; tease:
  3. To tease or ridicule in a good-natured way
To speak in fun; be facetious:
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  1. To speak in fun; be facetious:
  2. To say or write as a joke.
  3. To say or do something as a joke; jest
To tease (someone) good-humoredly:
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  1. To tease (someone) good-humoredly:
  2. To make or exchange good-humored jokes; banter.
  3. To ridicule in a good-humored way; tease jokingly
To engage in teasing or good-humored fooling:
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  1. To engage in teasing or good-humored fooling:
  2. To deceive (oneself), especially by allowing one's desires to cloud one's judgment:
  3. To deceive in fun; fool:
To move by way of an intangible force or impetus; move as if on water:
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  1. To move by way of an intangible force or impetus; move as if on water:
  2. To work or move from the proper place, especially on the body:
  3. To continue without interference:
(US) Alternative spelling of jibe.
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  1. (US) Alternative spelling of jibe.
  2. To talk or chat:
  3. To speak to (someone) in an exaggerated, teasing, or misleading way.
To tease or taunt (someone).
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  1. To tease or taunt (someone).
  2. (Sports) In ice hockey, to maintain possession of (the puck) by outmaneuvering opposing players, especially so as to kill a penalty.
  3. To criticize or complain about (something).
(Informal) Tease playfully; heckle.
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  1. (Informal) Tease playfully; heckle.
  2. To tease, ridicule, deride, heckle, etc.
  3. To deride, heckle, or tease:
Find another word for rib. In this page you can discover 27 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for rib, like: true rib, false rib, floating rib, slat, slab, rod, floater, girder, bar, strip and fin.