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English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: skeleton bagan, bengkarak, kerangka, tengkorak
English → English (WordNet) Definition: skeleton skeleton n 1: something reduced to its minimal form; “the battalion was a mere skeleton of its former self”; “the bare skeleton of a novel” 2: a scandal that is kept secret; “there must be a skeleton somewhere in that family's closet” [syn: skeleton in the closet , skeleton in the cupboard] 3: the hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal [syn: skeletal system, frame, systema skeletale] 4: the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape; “the building has a steel skeleton” [syn: skeletal frame , frame, underframe]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Skeleton Skeleton \Skel"e*ton\, a. Consisting of, or resembling, a skeleton; consisting merely of the framework or outlines; having only certain leading features of anything; as, a skeleton sermon; a skeleton crystal. [1913 Webster] Skeleton bill, a bill or draft made out in blank as to the amount or payee, but signed by the acceptor. [Eng.] Skeleton key, a key with nearly the whole substance of the web filed away, to adapt it to avoid the wards of a lock; a master key; -- used for opening locks to which it has not been especially fitted. Skeleton leaf, a leaf from which the pulpy part has been removed by chemical means, the fibrous part alone remaining. Skeleton proof, a proof of a print or engraving, with the inscription outlined in hair strokes only, such proofs being taken before the engraving is finished. Skeleton regiment, a regiment which has its complement of officers, but in which there are few enlisted men. Skeleton shrimp (Zo["o]l.), a small crustacean of the genus Caprella. See Illust. under L[ae]modipoda. [1913 Webster] Skeleton \Skel"e*ton\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ???? (sc. ???) a dried body, a mummy, fr. ???? dried up, parched, ???? to dry, dry up, parch.] 1. (Anat.) (a) The bony and cartilaginous framework which supports the soft parts of a vertebrate animal. Note: [See Illust. of the Human Skeleton, in Appendix.] (b) The more or less firm or hardened framework of an invertebrate animal. [1913 Webster] Note: In a wider sense, the skeleton includes the whole connective-tissue framework with the integument and its appendages. See Endoskeleton, and Exoskeleton. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, figuratively: (a) A very thin or lean person. (b) The framework of anything; the principal parts that support the rest, but without the appendages. [1913 Webster] The great skeleton of the world. --Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster] (c) The heads and outline of a literary production, especially of a sermon. [1913 Webster]


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