HyperDic: rib

English > 8 senses of the word rib:
NOUNartifactribsupport resembling the rib of an animal
bodyrib, costaany of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates)
foodribcut of meat including one or more ribs
communicationriba teasing remark
bodyriba riblike supporting or strengthening part of an animal or plant
artifactriba projecting molding on the underside of a vault or ceiling
VERBcreationribform vertical ribs by knitting
communicationrib, ridicule, roast, guy, blackguard, laugh at, jest at, make fun, poke funsubject to laughter or ridicule
rib > pronunciation
Soundsrih'b
Rhymesad-lib ... sib: 12 rhymes with ihb...
English > rib: 8 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningsupport resembling the rib of an animal.
Part ofhullThe frame or body of ship
umbrellaA lightweight handheld collapsible canopy
wingOne of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane
Narrowerscrew thread, threadThe raised helical rib going around a screw / screw
BroadersupportAny device that bears the weight of another thing
Spanishvarilla
Catalanbarnilla
English > rib: 8 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningAny of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates).
Synonymcosta
Categoryvertebrate, craniateanimals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
Part ofvertebrate, craniateanimals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
Partscostal cartilageThe cartilages that connect the sternum and the ends of the ribs
Narrowertrue ribOne of the first seven ribs in a human being which attach to the sternum
Broaderbone, osrigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
Spanishcostilla
Catalancostella
Adjectivescostalof or relating to or near a rib
intercostallocated or occurring between the ribs
English > rib: 8 senses > noun 3, food
Meaningcut of meat including one or more ribs.
Partsrib roast, standing rib roastA cut of meat (beef or venison) including more than one rib and the meat located along the outside of the ribs
NarrowerspareribA cut of pork ribs with much of the meat trimmed off
Broadercut, cut of meatA piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass
Spanishcostilla
Catalancostella
English > rib: 8 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA teasing remark.
Broaderremark, comment, inputA statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information
Spanishmofa, tomadura de pelo
Verbsribsubject to laughter or ridicule
English > rib: 8 senses > noun 5, body
MeaningA riblike supporting or strengthening part of an animal or plant.
Narrowerquill, calamus, shaftThe hollow spine of a feather
vein, nervureOne of the horny ribs that stiffen and support the wing of an insect
Broaderstructure, anatomical structure, complex body part, bodily structure, body structureA particular complex anatomical part of a living thing
Spanishcostilla
English > rib: 8 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningA projecting molding on the underside of a vault or ceiling; may be ornamental or structural.
Broadermolding, mouldingA decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing
English > rib: 8 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningform vertical ribs by knitting.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"A ribbed sweater"
CategoryhandicraftA craft that requires skillful hands
Broaderknitmake (textiles) by knitting
English > rib: 8 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningsubject to laughter or ridicule.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsridicule, roast, guy, blackguard, laugh at, jest at, make fun, poke fun
Narrowerdebunk, exposeexpose while ridiculing
satirize, satirise, lampoonridicule with satire
stultifyCause to appear foolish
teasemock or make fun of playfully
Broadermock, bemocktreat with contempt
Spanishburla, ridiculizar
Catalanridiculitzar
Nounsriba teasing remark
ribbingthe act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule)

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