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Meaning of spine

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton
           and protecting the spinal cord; "the fall broke his back"
           [syn: {spinal column}, {vertebral column}, {spine},
           {backbone}, {back}, {rachis}]
      2: any sharply pointed projection [syn: {spur}, {spine},
      3: a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or
         leaf [syn: {spine}, {thorn}, {prickle}, {pricker}, {sticker},
      4: 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 title and author were printed on the spine of
         the book" [syn: {spine}, {backbone}]
      5: a sharp rigid animal process or appendage; as a porcupine
         quill or a ridge on a bone or a ray of a fish fin

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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