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Translation of "rib" - English-Spanish dictionary

rib

noun /rib/
(anatomy) any one of the bones which curve round and forward from the backbone, enclosing the heart and lungs costilla She suffered a broken rib in the accident. one of the curved pieces of wood which are joined to the keel to form the framework of a boat. cuaderna a vertical raised strip in eg knitted material, or the pattern formed by a row of these. nervadura any of a number of things similar in shape, use etc to a rib, eg one of the supports for the fabric of an aeroplane wing or of an umbrella. nervadura; varilla (paraguas) ribbed adjective having ribs de canalé, acanalado a ribbed pattern. ribbing noun a pattern or arrangement of ribs. nervaduras rib cage noun (anatomy) the frame of curved bones (= ribs) that surrounds the chest and protects it. Caja Torácica
(Definition of rib from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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