resembling a rib
Similar to: ↑ribbed

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ adjective
: resembling a rib

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ribˈlike adjective
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Main Entry:rib

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  • chattermark — chatter mark also chat·ter·mark (chătʹər märk ) n. 1. A riblike marking on wood or metal, caused by vibration of a cutting tool. 2. Geology. One of a series of short scars made by glacial drift on a surface of bedrock. * * * …   Universalium

  • costa — /kos teuh, kaw steuh/, n., pl. costae /kos tee, kaw stee/. 1. a rib or riblike part. 2. the midrib of a leaf in mosses. 3. a ridge. 4. Entomol. a. Also called costal vein. a vein, usually marginal, in the anterior portion of the wing of certain… …   Universalium

  • frame — framable, frameable, adj. framableness, frameableness, n. frameless, adj. framer, n. /fraym/, n., v., framed, framing. n. 1. a border or case for enclosing a picture, mirror, etc. 2. a rigid structure formed of relatively slender pieces, j …   Universalium

  • vein — veinal, adj. veinless, adj. veinlike, adj. /vayn/, n. 1. one of the system of branching vessels or tubes conveying blood from various parts of the body to the heart. 2. (loosely) any blood vessel. 3. one of the riblike thickenings that form the… …   Universalium

  • vertebratus — /verr teuh bray teuhs/, adj. Meteorol. (of a cloud) having elements arranged in a riblike pattern. [ < NL; see VERTEBRATE] * * * …   Universalium

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