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Synonyms for rib

to tease or mock good-humoredly

Synonyms for rib

support resembling the rib of an animal

any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates)

cut of meat including one or more ribs

a teasing remark

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a riblike supporting or strengthening part of an animal or plant

a projecting molding on the underside of a vault or ceiling

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form vertical ribs by knitting

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And Robin was right well pleased with the day's adventure, even though he had got a drubbing; for sore ribs and heads will heal, and 'tis not every day that one can find a recruit as stout of bone and true of soul as Little John.
The worthy carrier, whose unholy thoughts kept him awake, was aware of his doxy the moment she entered the door, and was listening attentively to all Don Quixote said; and jealous that the Asturian should have broken her word with him for another, drew nearer to Don Quixote's bed and stood still to see what would come of this talk which he could not understand; but when he perceived the wench struggling to get free and Don Quixote striving to hold her, not relishing the joke he raised his arm and delivered such a terrible cuff on the lank jaws of the amorous knight that be bathed all his mouth in blood, and not content with this he mounted on his ribs and with his feet tramped all over them at a pace rather smarter than a trot.
Then, raising his staff, stout Arthur dealt him another blow upon the ribs.
"A plague o' such mercy as thine!" said Little John, sitting up and feeling his ribs where the Tanner had cudgeled him.
But you've located the diagnosis all right enough--it's under my coat, near the ribs. Say!
'RIB has arrested Ndabereye Augustin, the vice Mayor in charge of Economic development in Musanze district over an alleged assault of his wife.
As part of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority's (TESDA) tagline, "Abot Lahat", it is now encouraging sub-sectors to apply as its Recognized Industry Bodies (RIBs).
Together with CCS we also plan to develop the MSP Business in Africa," explained RIB.
Lay the rib flat in front of you, bones facing up, and spice the ribs with about 2 tablespoons of the BBQ spice for each rib.
Remove the ribs from the tray and rinse under cold running water to remove the salt.
The effect of rib height on the noise radiation from engine panels was also analyzed using ribs having 25 mm, 30 mm, and 35 mm heights where the thickness of the ribs was 5 mm as shown in Figure 16.
They are sometimes labeled as pork loin ribs and are located at the top of the rib cage.
PART TWO: THE LOIN: 1 lamb loin with the fat still attached, 1 white skin onion, peeled down to the nice centre piece, bunch of fresh mint, 500ml mint kombucha, salt, butter, 3g agar jelly (available in large supermarkets), glaze from rib recipe METHOD: 1.
Caption: Thomas inserts the new rib through the access panel and positions the rib in place, then positions a fixture over the new rib to keep it in place while bonding occurs.
The traditional multi-stage process creates the rib out of a piece of spring steel that is formed and heat treated.