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Spine - Other Uses
... a measure of stiffness of an arrow shaft Spine with marrow (hieroglyph), an Egyptian language biliteral sign In bookbinding, the closed edge of the book along which the ...

More definitions of "spine":

  • (noun): A sharp rigid animal process or appendage; as a porcupine quill or a ridge on a bone or a ray of a fish fin.
  • (noun): Any pointed projection.
    Synonyms: spur

Famous quotes containing the word spine:

    Much of a man’s character will be found betokened in his backbone. I would rather feel your spine than your skull, whoever you are. A thin joist of a spine never yet upheld a full and noble soul.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)