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  1. bone, osnoun

    rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates

    atomic number 76, off-white, operating system, oculus sinister, ivory, osmium, pearl, os, osseous tissue


  2. bone, osseous tissuenoun

    the porous calcified substance from which bones are made

    off-white, os, pearl, ivory, osseous tissue


  3. bone, ivory, pearl, off-whiteadjective

    a shade of white the color of bleached bones

    drop, off-white, ivory, bead, pearl, os, osseous tissue, tusk


  4. boneverb

    consisting of or made up of bone

    "a bony substance"; "the bony framework of the body"


  5. cram, grind away, drum, bone up, swot, get up, mug up, swot up, boneverb

    study intensively, as before an exam

    "I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam"

    prink, rise, prepare, stand up, bone up, ram, fancy up, deck out, elevate, uprise, jam, trick up, rig out, tog up, grind away, lift, deck up, drum, arise, swot up, gussy up, mug up, attire, dress up, swot, tog out, organise, beat, thrum, chock up, wad, raise, work up, trick out, get up, turn out, cram, bring up, devise, fig out, organize, jampack, overdress, debone, machinate, fig up


  6. bone, deboneverb

    remove the bones from

    "bone the turkey before roasting it"

    grind away, cram, mug up, swot up, get up, bone up, debone, drum, swot


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  1. vertebra

    a bone from the spine

    the animal has a meter wide bone.

    Submitted by rinat on November 22, 2015  

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  1. List of paraphrases for "bone":

    bony, bones, hueso, marrow, apple, knob, longnose, skeletal, acrylic

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  1. List of known nicknames for "Bone":

    Bone Hampton, Vernard 'Bone' Hampton, Comedian Bone

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  1. Sharon Lewin:

    Coming 10 years after the successful report of the Berlin Patient, this new case confirms that bone marrow transplantation from a CCR5-negative donor can eliminate residual virus and stop any traces of virus from rebounding, two factors are likely at play : The new bone marrow is resistant to HIV, and also, the new bone marrow is actively eliminating any HIV-infected cells.

  2. Tommy Boy:

    Tommy You can take a good look at a T-bone by sticking your head up a bull's ass, but wouldn't you rather take the butcher's word for it

  3. Mariana Kersh:

    Bone adaptation usually occurs in response to dynamic repetitive movements that the body is not accustomed to seeing, the strain on the bone must also be of sufficient magnitude( higher than usual) to induce adaptation. With what we know about how bone responds to mechanical loading, changing posture alone would likely not result in bone changes, especially within a single lifetime.

  4. Jamela Dunbar:

    The flesh of my flesh. And the bone of my bone. Must return to mother earth to replenish the soil of the ground. As manure is to the plants.”

  5. Jack London:

    A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog.

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