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1.Each of a series of slender curved bones articulated in pairs to the spine (twelve pairs in humans), protecting the thoracic cavity and its organs.
‘he had several broken ribs '
‘He could even feel a few broken ribs through her ripped and tattered clothing.'
‘His arms are thrust backwards, and one can see his ribs protruding from his front.'
‘They eased the car away from the wall and released Mrs Rollinson, who suffered a collapsed lung, a broken collar bone, broken ribs and a deep gash in her leg.'
‘The singer should breathe silently and deeply, experiencing expansion around the lower ribs .'
2.A rib of an animal with meat adhering to it used as food; a joint consisting of animal ribs.
‘a lunch of ribs , wings, and blueberry pie'
‘1,300 lb of beef rib '
‘Besides tasting great with chips, it's perfect alongside barbecued burgers, ribs , or other meats.'
‘Anderson grew up in Chicago where his appreciation for ribs came from the food served by street corner vendors.'
‘The meat on the ribs was tender, the sauce was brown and sticky, but they would've been infinitely more satisfying served hot.'
3.A long raised piece of strengthening or supporting material.
‘With the clamps in place, you'll see where the ribs must be attached.'
‘At this point, the ribs were permanently reinstalled and stringers were cut.'
‘This boat then had 11 ribs added to strengthen the hull.'
‘The rib was then raised into position, and pulled sideways to connect to the dovetails on the cross supports.'
‘The oil pan, exhaust manifolds and transmission housing have been reinforced with ribs for added strength.'
4.A curved member supporting a vault or defining its form.
‘stone is used only for ribs , piers, and windows'
‘a rib vault'
‘The sloped skylight is supported by laminated-glass structural ribs and is strong enough to support the weight of cleaning crews.'
‘Aalto's trademark ribs of cobalt blue tiles impart a lively rhythm to the angled wall that faces the bank of elevators.'
‘This abbreviated variation of the looping rib vault was also an innovation of Benedikt Ried in Bohemia and his followers in Germany.'
5.A curved transverse strut of metal or timber in a ship, extending up from the keel and forming part of the framework of the hull.
‘the hull was stiffened with 26 ribs '
‘He refers to the presence of a keel and ribs made of light timbers, which indicates he was referring to curraghs.'
‘At different parts of the hull, the Wright would use different methods of holding the ribs of the ship in place.'
‘More than 300 planks have been fitted and now the ribs or timbers will be restored or replaced.'
‘Although these canoes are covered with birchbark, this skin, like that of a kayak, is stretched over a framework of ribs and spars.'
6.Each of the curved pieces of wood forming the body of a lute or the sides of a violin.
7.Each of the hinged rods supporting the fabric of an umbrella.
‘The umbrella itself has tiny holes and is pulled slightly off one rib .'
‘If the nails are not steel, we ask the children to try to get a piece of old bicycle spoke or an umbrella rib , and bend it backwards and forwards until they have broken a piece off.'
8.A structural member in an aerofoil, extending back from the leading edge and serving to define the contour of the aerofoil.
‘There, full-depth tank-end wing ribs formed the ends of the four-tank fuel system.'
‘The 7075 tubing allows us to shave a few pounds off the wing and the carbon ribs reduce the weight by almost another 2 pounds.'
9.A ridge of rock or land.
‘the final rib gives pleasant climbing'
‘It led to a snow-filled gully, then a rib of loose rock.'
‘Drop-off is to our left, but the road is wide by trail standards, and I place my front right tire on the good side of a bed-rock rib protruding from the roadbed.'
‘The floor is crisscrossed by ribs of rock that lie just under the flowing stream.'
‘To the immediate right, there is a short climb up a rock rib , at the top of which is an obscured boulder crawl leading on and up.'
10.A vein of a leaf or an insect's wing.
‘a spinach-type leaf with red ribs '
‘The blanched stalks or ribs of the inner leaves are favoured in Spain for the Madrid version of the nationally renowned cocido and are used in other dishes too.'
‘It also means that the flesh has been in contact with the ribs and seeds longer, so reds will be hotter as well as sweeter than their green former selves.'
‘Every node bears a whorl of leaves but the number of leaves in a whorl is smaller than the number of ribs on the axis.'
‘A fully developed leaf, 16 cm in length, was divided into two equal halves by cutting away the central rib .'
11.A combination of alternate plain and purl stitches producing a ridged, slightly elastic fabric.
‘knit twenty rows of rib '
‘knit a new rib '
‘Canton Crepe is a soft crepe woven fabric with small crosswise ribs .'
‘I'm not sure that I want to do this (1x1 rib is tortuous) so I'll most likely do the standard 1x1 rib and cast off in 1x1 rib .'
‘I particularly liked this pattern, which was easy to memorise and a tad more interesting than a rib or stocking stitch.'
1.A combination of alternate plain and purl stitches producing a ridged, slightly elastic fabric.
‘the road was ribbed with furrows of slush'
2.Mark with or form into ridges.
‘Suddenly the wooded hillsides are ribbed with vines and the cobbled quays of Jarnac and Cognac crowded with the merchant warehouses of great cognac-makers like Courvoisier, Hine, Martell and Otard.'
‘So far, so predictable, but its huge flanks are encased in a delicately ribbed translucent skin that scintillates arrestingly with both natural and artificial light.'
‘Polycarbonate is lightweight and ribbed to provide a diffused, UV protecting light which enhances plant growth and helps aid in temperature control.'
‘The nicely ribbed barrel of the Nova is finished in a dull black color that matches the black polymer of the stocks and receiver perfectly, although, as an option, the Nova can be purchased in Realtree X-Tra Brown camo dress.'
3.Provide with ribs.
‘the aisle vaults are lower, but are also ribbed and painted'
‘Office ceilings are made of thin, ribbed concrete slabs painted white and curving towards the natural light.'
‘the first time I appeared in the outfit I was ribbed mercilessly'
‘The smallest combat engineer in the security platoon, Bourgeois, 19, was constantly ribbed about being tiny.'
‘The jokes they loved the most were the ones where we were ribbing them.'
‘And I'm not making fun of you now, because I always rib you about your health and so forth.'
‘First, when Hatch referred to the ABA approval as the ‘gold standard,' he was directly quoting Chuck Schumer and ribbing him.'