Significado de “spine” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "spine" - Diccionario Inglés

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spinenoun [ C ]

uk /spaɪn/ us /spaɪn/

spine noun [ C ] (BONE)

C1 the line of bones down the centre of the back that provides support for the body and protects the spinal cord:

She injured her spine in a riding accident.
figurative The Apennine mountains form the spine (= central row of mountains) of Italy.

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spine noun [ C ] (BOOK PART)

the narrow strip where the cover of a book is joined to the pages, usually with the title and writer's name printed on it

(Definition of “spine” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "spine" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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spinenoun [ C ]

us /spɑɪn/

spine noun [ C ] (BONE)

also backbone, spinal column the line of bones down the center of the back that provides support for the body

spine noun [ C ] (POINT)

one of the thin, pointed objects that are part of the outer surface of some animals and plants:

Be careful of the cactus spines.

spine noun [ C ] (BOOK PART)

the end of a book where the pages are attached and which usually shows the writer’s name and title on its outer part

(Definition of “spine” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)