Definition of 'spine'
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Today they will arrive without an entire central spine. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She is stiff in her spine but is still one of the best in the competition. The Sun (2015)Once again make sure the seat is supporting your spine. Repetitive Strain Injury (1994)They all lacked the spine of real inquiry and a real concern. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Improving your stomach muscle tone will also better support the spine and counteract back pain. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Your spine should be long throughout the exercise. Shape Your Body, Shape Your Life (1987)Everyone wants to see their name on the spine of a book. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The core canon will always be the central spine of what we do. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But she seems to have quite a stiff spine and needs to relax more. The Sun (2015)The current government lacks the spine to get a grip on the problem. The Sun (2009)It is not a lack of spine but an understanding of reality. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It has sharp spines over its body to scare off predators and can change colour to match its surroundings. The Sun (2009)Weak abdominal and back muscles cannot support your spine and can lead to a sway back and weakened joints. Survive the Nine to Five - a woman's guide to working well (1989)The bones of the spine, wrists and hip are the most vulnerable. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)Pause, then slowly lower through your spine back to floor. The Sun (2015)Wear gloves, as they have sharp spines. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This was a proper, medicinal pummelling and bliss to my knotty shoulders and stiff spine. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He's the guy who puts our spines back in place. The Sun (2008)As the books are arranged vertically on a central spine, it takes up very little floor space. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But the doctors can't infuse the bones in my spine because the surrounding bones are too fragile and could collapse. The Sun (2012)To one side of the central playing area is another book with its spine in the air, forming a shelter for six unseen musicians. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Forward lunge Stand with one leg forward and one leg back, but keeping a long spine. Shape Your Body, Shape Your Life (1987)Perhaps I will settle upon my books whose spines would wait so long for me to give them supine relief. Christianity Today (2000)The doctors have no idea how long my spine will take to repair itself and until then I will have to wear it. The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'spine'
British English: spine /spaɪn/ NOUN
Your spine is the row of bones down your back.
He suffered injuries to his spine.
- American English: spine
- Arabic: عَمُودٌ فَقَرِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: espinha dorsal
- Chinese: 脊柱
- Croatian: kralježnica
- Czech: páteř
- Danish: rygrad
- Dutch: ruggengraat
- European Spanish: espina dorsal
- Finnish: selkäranka
- French: colonne vertébrale
- German: Wirbelsäule
- Greek: ραχοκοκαλιά
- Italian: spina dorsale
- Japanese: 脊椎
- Korean: 척추
- Norwegian: ryggrad
- Polish: kręgosłup
- European Portuguese: espinha dorsal
- Romanian: șira spinării
- Russian: позвоночник
- Spanish: espina dorsal
- Swedish: ryggrad
- Thai: กระดูกสันหลัง
- Turkish: belkemiği
- Ukrainian: хребет
- Vietnamese: cột sống
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