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Definition of "bones" []

  • The human skeleton or body
  • Plural form of bone. (noun)

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  • A percussive folk musical instrument played as a pair in one hand, often made from bovine ribs. (noun)
  • The act of two fists meeting together in the manner equivalent to a high-five. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bone. (verb)

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Use "bones" in a sentence
  • "The _nasal bones_, or bones of the nose, are shown at _e_; _f_, is the _cheek bone_; _g_, the"
  • "_p_, _q_, are the bones of the _pelvis_, which is the foundation on which the spine rests; _r_, _r_, are the _collar bones_; _s_, _s_, the"
  • "From these are to be carefully distinguished such rudiments as arise later during ossification, mostly as _ossa intercalaria_, in order to give greater strength to the skull in view of the greater development of the brain, etc.; the latter give their individual character to the _smaller_ vertebrate groups, and comprise such bones as the _vomer_, the _Wormian bones_, the lowermost turbinal, etc. "(p. 63, 1838)."