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Synonyms for backbone

Synonyms for backbone

a central cohesive source of support and stability

fortitude and determination

the part of a book's cover that encloses the inner side of the book's pages and that faces outward when the book is shelved


the part of a network that connects other networks together

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Near the end, Hall and Billy went out of sight over the south side of the backbone, and when Saxon saw them again they were rounding the extreme point of rock and coming back on the cove side.
The cook appeared, noiseless as a black shadow, collected a mass of backbones and heads, and retreated.
'We're Here'." Dan sluiced the pen energetically, unshipped the table, set it up to dry in the moonlight, ran the red knife-blades through a wad of oakum, and began to sharpen them on a tiny grindstone, as Harvey threw offal and backbones overboard under his direction.
He returned to the beach and clambered about, over the rocky backbone, again hunting for me with lighted matches, The closeness of the shave impelled me to further flight.
The ears hung at different angles, negligently; and the macabre figure of that mute dweller on the earth steamed straight up from ribs and backbone in the muggy stillness of the air.
(TSX Venture: BITF) has completed the acquisition of the remaining equity interest in its operating entity, Backbone Hosting Solutions Inc, the company said.
The acquisition gives Bitfarms 100% direct and indirect control of the operating entity, Backbone.
It aims to conduct further studies on the interconnection of Palawan to Mindoro through submarine cable and establish a transmission backbone designed to serve long-term power needs in the area.
The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) will pursue a plan to build its own nationwide internet backbone, a ranking official said on Monday.
of the Philippines [NGCP] focuses on upgrading and expanding transmission backbones to support entry of new generating facilities and allow market competition,' the Department of Energy (DOE) said in its 2018 Power Supply and Demand report.Based on the report, the Mindanao 230-kilovolt (kV) backbone project is expected to be completed this year.
Telia Carrier's global fiber backbone is the first network to successfully transmit 1 Tb/s in super channels on its US network.
Stuttgart, Germany, December 07, 2017 --( The latest release of Backbone Issue Sync for Atlassian Jira, the leading Jira-to-Jira data synchronization app, natively supports Cloud-to-Cloud sync scenarios for the first time.
ISLAMABAD -- China Mobile Pakistan (CMPak) (Zong 4G) has successfully expanded its backbone transmission network from multiples of 10Gbps to 100Gbps to keep up with its fast rising subscriber base.
A primary backbone and a slave backbone are selected in each road segment to construct a backbone network, through which all the packets are transmitted between different road segments.