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backbone

synonym (synonym of backbone)

hypernym (backbone IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a central cohesive source of support and stability (noun.cognition)
    something providing immaterial assistance to a person or cause or interest (noun.cognition)
     
  • fortitude and determination (noun.attribute)
    strength of mind that enables one to endure adversity with courage (noun.attribute)
     
  • 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 (noun.artifact)
    something less than the whole of a human artifact (noun.artifact)
     
  • the part of a network that connects other networks together (noun.artifact)
    an instrumentality that connects (noun.artifact)
     
  • the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord (noun.body)
    any structure created by the skeleton of an organism (noun.body)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF backbone relation)

  • (noun.animal)
    a flexible rodlike structure that forms the supporting axis of the body in the lowest chordates and lowest vertebrates and in embryos of higher verteb more.. (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    backbone of an animal (noun.animal)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • 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 (noun.artifact)
    physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together (noun.artifact)
     
  • the part of a network that connects other networks together (noun.artifact)
    an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals (noun.artifact)
     
  • the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord (noun.body)
    the part of the skeleton that includes the skull and spinal column and sternum and ribs (noun.body)
     

derivation (.... is derived from backbone)

  • a central cohesive source of support and stability (noun.cognition)
    fix firmly and stably (verb.contact)
     
  • fortitude and determination (noun.attribute)
    willing to face danger (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    marked by courage and determination in the face of difficulties or danger; robust and uninhibited (adj.all)
     
  • the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord (noun.body)
    of or relating to the spine or spinal cord (adj.pert)
     

domain usage (backbone is used in .... domain)

  • fortitude and determination (noun.attribute)
    a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech (noun.communication)
     
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