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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: backbone (0.00966 detik)
Found 4 items, similar to backbone.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak) Definition: backbone tulang punggung
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: backbone tulang belakang, tulang punggung
English → English (WordNet) Definition: backbone backbone 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, rachis] 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) Definition: Backbone Backbone \Back“bone”\ (b[a^]k"b[=o]n`), n. [2d back, n. + bone.] [1913 Webster] 1. The column of bones in the back which sustains and gives firmness to the frame; the spine; the vertebral or spinal column. [1913 Webster] 2. Anything like, or serving the purpose of, a backbone. [1913 Webster] The lofty mountains on the north side compose the granitic axis, or backbone of the country. --Darwin. [1913 Webster] We have now come to the backbone of our subject. --Earle. [1913 Webster] 3. Firmness; moral principle; steadfastness. [1913 Webster] Shelley's thought never had any backbone. --Shairp. [1913 Webster] To the backbone, through and through; thoroughly; entirely. “Staunch to the backbone.” --Lord Lytton. [1913 Webster]


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