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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: backbone(0.01429 detik)
Found 4 items, similar to backbone.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak)
English → Indonesian (quick)
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English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a central cohesive source of support and stability; “faith
is his anchor”; “the keystone of campaign reform was the
ban on soft money”; “he is the linchpin of this firm”
[syn: anchor, mainstay, keystone, linchpin, lynchpin]
2: fortitude and determination; “he didn't have the guts to try
it” [syn: grit, guts, moxie, sand, gumption]
3: the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and
protecting the spinal cord; “the fall broke his back”
[syn: spinal column, vertebral column, spine, back,
4: the part of a network that connects other networks together;
“the backbone is the part of a communication network that
carries the heaviest traffic” English → English (gcide)
Backbone \Back“bone”\ (b[a^]k"b[=o]n`), n. [2d back, n. + bone.]
1. The column of bones in the back which sustains and gives
firmness to the frame; the spine; the vertebral or spinal
2. Anything like, or serving the purpose of, a backbone.
The lofty mountains on the north side compose the
granitic axis, or backbone of the country. --Darwin.
We have now come to the backbone of our subject.
3. Firmness; moral principle; steadfastness.
Shelley's thought never had any backbone. --Shairp.
To the backbone, through and through; thoroughly; entirely.
“Staunch to the backbone.” --Lord Lytton.