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Definitions of rib:
  • noun:   support resembling the rib of an animal
  • noun:   a projecting molding on the underside of a vault or ceiling; may be ornamental or structural
  • noun:   a riblike supporting or strengthening part of an animal or plant
  • noun:   any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates)
  • noun:   a teasing remark
  • noun:   cut of meat including one or more ribs
  • verb:   form vertical ribs by knitting
    Example: "A ribbed sweater"
  • verb:   subject to laughter or ridicule

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