a large choice steak cut from the sirloin of beef, containing a T-shaped bone
to study intensively
the residue obtained when bones are burned in air, consisting mainly of calcium phosphate . It is used as a fertilizer and in the manufacture of bone china
a sediment containing large quantities of fossilized animal remains, such as bones, teeth, scales, etc
a cell found in bone in any of its functional states ; an osteoblast, osteoclast, or osteocyte
If you say that something is bone dry, you are emphasizing that it is very dry indeed.
very idle ; extremely lazy
Bone meal is a substance made from animal bones which is used as a fertilizer .
a dark brown pungent oil, containing pyridine and hydrocarbons, obtained by the destructive distillation of bones
a mixture of wax, oil, and carbolic acid applied to the cut surface of a bone to prevent bleeding
the largest tarsal bone, forming the heel in humans
a bone of the leg
any of the long, cylindrical, marrow-containing bones of the limbs
a hip bone on a cow, horse or similar animal, that sticks out
the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle
a fine charcoal made by burning animal bones in closed containers: used as a pigment, in refining sugar, etc.
Bone china is a kind of thin china that contains powdered bone.
A person's health is the condition of their body and the extent to which it is free from illness or is able to resist illness.
Bone marrow is the soft fatty substance inside human or animal bones.
an early-model bicycle, esp. one with hard rubber tires
any of various shades of grayish or yellowish white
a bone in the legs of horses and other hoofed animals consisting of greatly elongated fused metatarsals or metacarpals
the terminal phalangeal bone inside the hoof of the horse and similar animals
→ funny bone
the part of a horse's foot between the fetlock and the hoof
Your funny bone is the soft part of your elbow which gives you an uncomfortable feeling on your skin if it is hit .
a wedgelike bone on the side of the wrist connecting the wrist with the fourth and fifth metacarpals, which connect to the ring and little fingers
the ilium, or hipbone
the horseshoe-shaped bone that lies at the base of the tongue and above the thyroid cartilage or a corresponding bone or group of bones in other vertebrates
of or relating to the zygomatic bone
of or relating to the cheek or cheekbone
Marrow bones are the bones of certain animals, especially cows, that contain a lot of bone marrow. They are used in cooking and in dog food .
one of the rudimentary metacarpal or metatarsal bones in horses and similar animals, occurring on each side of the cannon bone
the longest thickest bone of the human skeleton, articulating with the pelvis above and the knee below
the degree of compactness of bone
Your strength is the physical energy that you have, which gives you the ability to perform various actions, such as lifting or moving things.
bone up on:
If you bone up on a subject, you try to find out about it or remind yourself of what you have already learned about it.
the bone forming the forehead and the upper parts of the orbits . It contains several air spaces
any bone that develops within membranous tissue, such as the clavicle and bones of the skull, without cartilage formation
either of the two bones forming part of the roof and sides of the skull
the large butterfly-shaped compound bone at the base of the skull, containing a protective depression for the pituitary gland
a small bone in the lower jaw of some animals, such as reptiles and birds
the stapes, one of the three bones of the middle ear
either of two compound bones forming part of the sides and base of the skull : they surround the organs of hearing
the part of the temporal bone in the mammalian skull that surrounds the auditory canal
a small bone of the wrist
the transmission of sound vibrations to the internal ear through the cranial bones (opposed to air conduction )
the skeletal composition of a human or animal
fossilized bone or tooth stained blue with iron phosphate and used as a gemstone