Skeleton

  • 1 Skeleton — Fédération internationale FIBT (fondée en 1923) Sport olympique depuis Depuis 1928 …

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  • 2 Skeleton — Skel e*ton, a. Consisting of, or resembling, a skeleton; consisting merely of the framework or outlines; having only certain leading features of anything; as, a skeleton sermon; a skeleton crystal. [1913 Webster] {Skeleton bill}, a bill or draft… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 skeleton — [skel′ə tən] n. [ModL < Gr < skeleton (sōma), dried (body), mummy < skeletos, dried up, akin to sklēros, dry, hard < IE base * (s)kel > SHALLOW] 1. the hard framework of an animal body, supporting the tissues and protecting the… …

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  • 4 skeleton — ● skeleton nom masculin (anglais skeleton, du grec skeletos, squelette) Sorte de luge utilisée sur piste de neige durcie ou de glace, sur laquelle le coureur est couché à plat ventre. Sport pratiqué avec cet engin. (Le skeleton est redevenu… …

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  • 5 skeleton — UK US /ˈskelɪtən/ adjective [before noun] ► used to describe something in its most basic form: »His solicitor confirmed he had faxed a skeleton argument supporting his client s application for bail. »The rail company was hoping to run a skeleton… …

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  • 6 skeleton — 1570s, from Mod.L. sceleton bones, bony framework of the body, from Gk. skeleton soma dried up body, mummy, from neut. of skeletos dried up, from skellein dry up, from PIE root *skele to parch, whither (Cf. Gk. skleros hard ). The Greek word was… …

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  • 7 Skeleton — Skel e*ton, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ???? (sc. ???) a dried body, a mummy, fr. ???? dried up, parched, ???? to dry, dry up, parch.] 1. (Anat.) (a) The bony and cartilaginous framework which supports the soft parts of a vertebrate animal. Note: [See… …

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  • 8 skeleton — ► NOUN 1) an internal or external framework of bone, cartilage, or other rigid material supporting or containing the body of an animal or plant. 2) a very thin or emaciated person or animal. 3) a supporting framework, basic structure, or… …

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  • 9 skeleton — skèletōn m DEFINICIJA sport 1. disciplina sanjkanja u kojoj se upotrebljavaju specijalne sanjke 2. vrsta sanjki na kojima natjecatelj leži potrbuške ETIMOLOGIJA engl. skeleton, usp. skelet …

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  • 10 Skeleton — Skeleton, s. Schlitten, S. 870 …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 11 Skeleton — Skelĕton, niedriger Sportschlitten (Rutschschlitten) mit senkrechten Streben, den der Fahrer, auf dem Bauche liegend, mit den nach hinten gestreckten Beinen steuert …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 12 skeleton — index capsule, configuration (form), contour (outline), design (construction plan), foundation (basis) …

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  • 13 skeleton — SKELETÓN s.n. v. scheleton. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN …

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  • 14 Skeleton — vgl. Skelett …

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  • 15 skeleton — /ingl. ˈskɛlɪtən/ [vc. ingl., propriamente «scheletro», per la sua struttura elementare] s. m. inv. slittino …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 16 skeleton — *structure, anatomy, framework …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 17 skeleton — [n] structure of bones in animate being or supports in an object bones, bony structure, cage, design, draft, frame, framework, osteology, outline, scaffolding, sketch, support; concepts 393,733 Ant. carcass …

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  • 18 skeleton — skeletonless, adj. skeletonlike, adj. /skel i tn/, n. 1. Anat., Zool. the bones of a human or an animal considered as a whole, together forming the framework of the body. 2. any of various structures forming a rigid framework in an invertebrate.… …

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  • 19 skeleton — 01. The children discovered a [skeleton] of a dog while they were walking in the woods. 02. The average human adult [skeleton] weighs about 25 pounds. 03. The human [skeleton] has only 206 bones, but cats have 230 bones. 04. The world s largest,… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 20 Skeleton — [ Exoskeleton of an Ant] In biology, the skeleton is a strong and often a rigid framework that supports the body of an animal, holding it upright and giving it shape and strength (Also skeletal system and, in special cases, shell or test). The… …

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