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Engelsk navneord: backbone

1. backbone (om erkendelse) a central cohesive source of support and stability


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningFaith is his anchor.
The keystone of campaign reform was the ban on soft money.
He is the linchpin of this firm.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)anchor, keystone, linchpin, lynchpin, mainstay


Mindre specifikke termersupport

2. backbone (om egenskab) fortitude and determination


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe didn't have the guts to try it.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)grit, gumption, guts, moxie, sand


Mindre specifikke termerfortitude


Overordnet anvendelsecolloquialism

3. backbone (i anatomi) the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe fall broke his back.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)back, rachis, spinal column, spine, vertebral column


Mindre specifikke termerskeletal structure


Mere specifikke termerchine, notochord


Omfatter disse specifikke termercanalis vertebralis, coccyx, intervertebral disc, intervertebral disk, spinal canal, tail bone, vertebra, vertebral canal


Omfatter disse overordnede termeraxial skeleton

4. backbone (om genstand) 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 shelved


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe title and author were printed on the spine of the book.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)spine


Mindre specifikke termerpart, portion


Omfatter disse overordnede termerbook, volume

5. backbone (om genstand) the part of a network that connects other networks together


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe backbone is the part of a communication network that carries the heaviest traffic.


Mindre specifikke termerconnecter, connection, connective, connector, connexion


Omfatter disse overordnede termermesh, meshing, meshwork, net, network









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