Definition of 'bone'
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The approach was tested successfully on mice with bone cancer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Anything put clearly in writing is less likely to become a bone of contention. The Sun (2016)Many need surgery to put bones back in place. The Sun (2016)The results were shocking and ruined her flawless skin and perfect bone structure. The Sun (2016)Although its other benefits, such as improving bone density, are beneficial as you age. Times, Sunday Times (2017)With 11 players absent, he is down to the bare bones. The Sun (2017)Now a large scientific team that I was part of has discovered new fossil bones and stone tools that challenge this view. Smithsonian Mag (2017)Remove the skin and bones from the fish. The Sun (2006)Her fingers had been bitten so hard the bones fractured. The Sun (2009)They might as well bring back my bones. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Only give the bare bones such as a name. The Sun (2010)This is a hip bone and the skin that was left over. The Sun (2010)Did their mother die of ennui or choke on a chicken bone? Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was just bones and a bit of skin. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This year a repeat scan showed a slight worsening of my bone density. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This has been a serious bone of contention at home. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Metal foam has also been used to form prosthetic bones and limbs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There were fractured bones but no serious injuries. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There is also an acute shortage of bone marrow and stem cell donors. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They also made no bones about it being driven in part by the need to save money. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They are a piece of bone and a layer of skin. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We look forward to hearing more meat on the bone in the coming months. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They shaved off some of the bone and removed the bobble. The Sun (2013)She resembled a stick and we agreed that the bones of a skeleton did not suit either of us. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There isn't a bad bone in his body. The Sun (2014)A salt intake that high has been linked to an increased risk of kidney problems and bone thinning. The Sun (2008)After my brother died from bone cancer when he was 19 it made me realise family needs to come first. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'bone'
British English: bone /bəʊn/ NOUN
Your bones are the hard parts inside your body which together form your skeleton.
He broke his thigh bone.
- American English: bone
- Arabic: عَظْمَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: osso
- Chinese: 骨头
- Croatian: kost
- Czech: kost
- Danish: knogle
- Dutch: bot
- European Spanish: hueso
- Finnish: luu
- French: os
- German: Knochen
- Greek: οστό
- Italian: osso
- Japanese: 骨
- Korean: 뼈
- Norwegian: bein
- Polish: kość
- European Portuguese: osso
- Romanian: os
- Russian: кость
- Spanish: hueso
- Swedish: ben
- Thai: กระดูก
- Turkish: kemik
- Ukrainian: кістка
- Vietnamese: xương
British English: bone VERB
If you bone a piece of meat or fish, you remove the bones from it before cooking it.
Make sure that you do not pierce the skin when boning the chicken thighs.
Definition of bone from the Collins English Dictionary
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