Definition of 'skeletal'
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The link between skeletal models and anorexic women is undeniable. The Sun (2007)The sun was streaming through the skeletal trees across the road. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Photos of skeletal stars and models reinforce the idea that a beautiful body has to be all skin and bone. The Sun (2007)It would be nice to think that young women will finally see the absurdity of pursuing a fashionably skeletal body. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You are dreaming, yet your skeletal muscles are relaxed to the point of paralysis. Times, Sunday Times (2009)To me, they looked normal rather than the usual model skeletal. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Her reference to the "skeletal models "would permit her to discuss her friends' experiences. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)His body was skeletal, his mind gone. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A balanced skeletal frame ensures that muscles use energy economically. Survive the Nine to Five - a woman's guide to working well (1989)The full-scale skeletal model unveiled at the end of the film shows a stupendous creature in all its glory. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The improved blood supply and more efficient use of oxygen in the skeletal muscle leads to improved strength and endurance, or stamina. Coping with Angina (1990)Then they flaunt their skeletal frames in OK! Times, Sunday Times (2009)These help our cardiovascular, nervous, skeletal and immune systems. The Sun (2015)Like skeletal muscle, the harder the heart muscle has to work, the more oxygen it requires. Coping with Angina (1990)Unless Gazza is forcibly kept away from the booze, his skeletal body will become an actual skeleton. The Sun (2014)The 29-year-old has lost six kilograms from an already skeletal frame, and his improvement in the mountains has been impressive. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Passengers were queueing up to buy their tickets for the ship from the skeletal figure of Death, a skull for a head. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The researchers added that skeletal muscle was the target for many people trying to use gene doping and, in such cases, detection should be possible. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Vogue, called on fashion designers to increase the size of their samples, arguing that they were getting so tiny she could only use skeletal models. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In the place where the sat-nav shows a hospital is a stripped concrete shell, and on the site of the town office is a skeletal red frame. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'skeletal'
British English: skeletal ADJECTIVE
Skeletal means relating to the bones in your body.
...the skeletal remains of a whale.
Definition of skeletal from the Collins English Dictionary
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