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Definition of Skeletons
SkeletonSkeleton Skel"e*ton, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ???? (sc. ???) a dried
body, a mummy, fr. ???? dried up, parched, ???? to dry, dry
(a) The bony and cartilaginous framework which supports
the soft parts of a vertebrate animal.
Note: [See Illust. of the Human Skeleton, in Appendix.]
(b) The more or less firm or hardened framework of an
Note: In a wider sense, the skeleton includes the whole
connective-tissue framework with the integument and its
appendages. See Endoskeleton, and Exoskeleton.
2. Hence, figuratively:
(a) A very thin or lean person.
(b) The framework of anything; the principal parts that
support the rest, but without the appendages.
The great skeleton of the world. --Sir M. Hale.
(c) The heads and outline of a literary production,
especially of a sermon. SkeletonSkeleton Skel"e*ton, a.
Consisting of, or resembling, a skeleton; consisting merely
of the framework or outlines; having only certain leading
features of anything; as, a skeleton sermon; a skeleton
Skeleton bill, a bill or draft made out in blank as to the
amount or payee, but signed by the acceptor. [Eng.]
Skeleton key, a key with nearly the whole substance of the
web filed away, to adapt it to avoid the wards of a lock;
a master key; -- used for opening locks to which it has
not been especially fitted.
Skeleton leaf, a leaf from which the pulpy part has been
removed by chemical means, the fibrous part alone
Skeleton proof, a proof of a print or engraving, with the
inscription outlined in hair strokes only, such proofs
being taken before the engraving is finished.
Skeleton regiment, a regiment which has its complement of
officers, but in which there are few enlisted men.
Skeleton shrimp (Zo["o]l.), a small crustacean of the genus
Caprella. See Illust. under L[ae]modipoda.
Meaning of Skeletons from wikipedia
- (skeletós) 'dried up'. There
are two major types
and fluid. Solid skeletons
can be internal, called
an endoskeleton, or external...
bones. The skeletons
of a corpse might
to its original state
of appearance initially unless
of a corpse
are free from...
- the axial skeletons
of humans; however, it is important
the evolutionary lineage
of the axial skeleton
. The human axial skeleton
- in the skeleton reaches maximum density around
age 21. The human skeleton
can be divided
into the axial skeleton
and the appendicular skeleton
. The axial...
and the Girl-Faced Boys, Skeletons
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- The facial skeleton comprises
the facial bones
that may attach
of the skull. The remainder
of the skull
is the braincase. In human
- rock group Skeleton
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song, 2008 Skeleton
(Figurines album), 2005 Skeletons
(Danzig album), 2015 Skeletons
- A hydrostatic skeleton
, or hydroskeleton, is a flexible skeleton supported
pressure. Hydrostatic skeletons
are common among simple
- 2014). "'Real World' Is Digging
' For Season
30". MTV. Retrieved October
20, 2014. "'Real World: Skeletons
': What's Happening
With The Reunion...
- A skeleton
is a type of physically manifested undead often found
in fantasy, gothic
fiction, and mythical
art. Most are human skeletons
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