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Bone and Debone Definitions

Bone

The dense, semirigid, porous, calcified connective tissue forming the major portion of the skeleton of most vertebrates. It consists of a dense organic matrix and an inorganic, mineral component.

Debone

To remove the bones from
Debone a chicken breast.

Bone

Any of numerous anatomically distinct structures making up the skeleton of a vertebrate animal. There are more than 200 different bones in the human body.

Debone

(ambitransitive) To remove the bones from.
I am deboning a fish.

Bone

A piece of bone.
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Debone

Remove the bones from;
Bone the turkey before roasting it

Bone

The skeleton.

Bone

The body
These old bones don't do much dancing anymore.

Bone

Mortal remains
His bones are buried up on the hill.

Bone

An animal structure or material, such as ivory, resembling bone.
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Bone

A piece of whalebone or similar material used as a corset stay.

Bone

Bones(Informal) Dice.

Bone

Bones The fundamental plan or design, as of the plot of a book.

Bone

Bones Flat clappers made of bone or wood originally used by the end man in a minstrel show.

Bone

Bones (used with a sing. verb) The end man in a minstrel show.

Bone

Vulgar Slang The penis.

Bone

To remove the bones from
Bone a fish.

Bone

To stiffen (a piece of clothing) with stays, as of whalebone.

Bone

Vulgar Slang To have sexual intercourse with. Used especially of a man.

Bone

Vulgar Slang To have sexual intercourse.

Bone

(uncountable) A composite material consisting largely of calcium phosphate and collagen and making up the skeleton of most vertebrates.

Bone

(countable) Any of the components of an endoskeleton, made of bone.

Bone

A bone of a fish; a fishbone.

Bone

A bonefish.

Bone

One of the rigid parts of a corset that forms its frame, the boning, originally made of whalebone.

Bone

One of the fragments of bone held between the fingers of the hand and rattled together to keep time to music.

Bone

Anything made of bone, such as a bobbin for weaving bone lace.

Bone

(figurative) The framework of anything.

Bone

An off-white colour, like the colour of bone.

Bone

A dollar.

Bone

The wishbone formation.

Bone

(slang) An erect penis; a boner.

Bone

A domino or dice.

Bone

(slang) A cannabis cigarette; a joint.

Bone

(figurative) A reward.

Bone

(slang) trombone

Bone

Of an off-white colour, like the colour of bone.

Bone

To prepare (meat, etc) by removing the bone or bones from.

Bone

To fertilize with bone.

Bone

To put whalebone into.

Bone

(civil engineering) To make level, using a particular procedure; to survey a level line.
Boning rod

Bone

To have sexual intercourse (with).

Bone

To perform "bone pointing", a ritual that is intended to bring illness or even death to the victim.

Bone

(usually with "up") To study.
Bone up

Bone

To polish boots to a shiny finish.

Bone

To nag, especially for an unpaid debt.

Bone

To apprehend, steal.

Bone

To sight along an object or set of objects to check whether they are level or in line.

Bone

The hard, calcified tissue of the skeleton of vertebrate animals, consisting very largely of calcium carbonate, calcium phosphate, and gelatine; as, blood and bone.

Bone

One of the pieces or parts of an animal skeleton; as, a rib or a thigh bone; a bone of the arm or leg; also, any fragment of bony substance. (pl.) The frame or skeleton of the body.

Bone

Anything made of bone, as a bobbin for weaving bone lace.

Bone

Two or four pieces of bone held between the fingers and struck together to make a kind of music.

Bone

Dice.

Bone

Whalebone; hence, a piece of whalebone or of steel for a corset.

Bone

Fig.: The framework of anything.

Bone

To withdraw bones from the flesh of, as in cookery.

Bone

To put whalebone into; as, to bone stays.

Bone

To fertilize with bone.

Bone

To steal; to take possession of.

Bone

To sight along an object or set of objects, to see if it or they be level or in line, as in carpentry, masonry, and surveying.
Joiners, etc., bone their work with two straight edges. W.

Bone

Rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates

Bone

The porous calcified substance from which bones are made

Bone

A shade of white the color of bleached bones

Bone

Study intensively, as before an exam;
I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam

Bone

Remove the bones from;
Bone the turkey before roasting it

Bone

Consisting of or made up of bone;
A bony substance
The bony framework of the body

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