Bedeutung von “skeleton” — Learner’s Dictionary

skeleton

noun us uk /ˈskelɪtən/

B2 [ C ] the structure made of all the bones in the body of a person or animal:

the skeleton of a dog
a skeleton crew/staff/service

the smallest number of people that you need to keep an organization working:

The Red Cross has withdrawn all but a skeleton staff from the country.

(Definition von “skeleton” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)