backbone


backbone
Synonyms and related words:
advocate, alpenstock, arm, athletic supporter, back, backing, bandeau, bearer, bottom, bra, brace, bracer, bracket, brassiere, buttress, cane, carrier, cervix, chutzpah, corset, courage, crook, crutch, determination, firmness, fortitude, foundation garment, fulcrum, gameness, girdle, grit, guts, gutsiness, guttiness, guy, guywire, hardihood, heart, heart of oak, intestinal fortitude, jock, jockstrap, mainstay, maintainer, mast, mettle, mettlesomeness, moxie, neck, nerve, pillar, pith, pluck, pluckiness, prop, purposefulness, rachis, reinforce, reinforcement, reinforcer, resoluteness, resolution, resolve, rest, resting place, rigging, sand, shoulder, shroud, spinal column, spine, spirit, sprit, spunk, spunkiness, stability, staff, stamina, standing rigging, stave, stay, staying power, stick, stiffener, stout heart, strength, strengthener, sturdiness, support, supporter, sustainer, toughness, true grit, upholder, vertebrae, vertebral column, walking stick, will

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  • Backbone — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda La palabra backbone se refiere a las principales conexiones troncales de Internet. Está compuesta de un gran número de routers comerciales, gubernamentales, universitarios y otros de gran capacidad interconectados… …   Wikipedia Español

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Backbone — may mean:* Vertebral column, of a vertebrate organism * Backbone chain, in polymer chemistry, the framework of the molecule * Backbone Entertainment, a video game development company * Backbone network, the top level of a hierarchical network *… …   Wikipedia

  • Backbone — Backbone: Internet backbone Backbone network Backbone Entertainment  производитель видеоигр Backbone (альбом Бони Джеймса) Бэкбэун  сообщество в округе Alleghany, Виргиния …   Википедия

  • Backbone — (engl. „Rückgrat“) bezeichnet: in der Biochemie das Grundgerüst von Proteinen und Nukleinsäuren, siehe Backbone (Biochemie) in der Telekommunikation einen verbindenden Kernbereich eines Telekommunikationsnetzes mit sehr hohen Bandbreiten, siehe… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • backbone — [n1] strength of character courage, determination, firmness, fortitude, grit, guts, hardihood, heart, intestinal fortitude*, mettle, moral fiber, nerve, pluck, resolution, resolve, spunk, stamina, steadfastness, tenacity, toughness, will,… …   New thesaurus

  • backbone — I noun ardor, audacity, boldness, cornerstone, courage, dependency, determination, earnestness, embodiment, endurance, firmness, fortitude, gist, ground, indefatigability, intestinal fortitude, main point, mainstay, marrow, mettle, nerve, pillar …   Law dictionary

  • backbone — spine, early 14c., from BACK (Cf. back) (n.) + BONE (Cf. bone). Figurative sense of strength of character is attested from 1843 …   Etymology dictionary

  • backbone — 1 back, *spine, vertebrae, chine 2 grit, guts, sand, *fortitude, pluck Analogous words: *courage, resolution, tenacity, mettle, spirit: courageousness, intrepidity, dauntlessness, valiancy (see corresponding adjectives at BRAVE): nerve, * …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • backbone — ► NOUN 1) the spine. 2) the chief support of a system or organization. 3) strength of character …   English terms dictionary

  • backbone — [bak′bōn΄] n. [ME bakbon: see BACK1 & BONE] 1. the column of bones along the center of the back of vertebrate animals, including humans, made up of separate bones connected by the spinal cord, ligaments, and disk shaped cartilage; spine: see… …   English World dictionary


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