Examples of spine in a Sentence
This X-ray shows her spine.
Hedgehogs are covered with spines.
They lack the spine to do what needs to be done.
Recent Examples of spine from the Web
Technically, the fish were not eels, but hagfish, which have a skull but no jaw or spine.
The turtle, rescued in 2013 with a broken shell and twisted spine, this month received a 3-D printed brace that fills a gap in her carapace, the upper portion of her shell.
Would Russia have gone into Syria if the West had shown some spine over Ukraine?
That simple statement of fact ought not to send shivers down policymakers’ spines.
All the injured wore helmets and all the helmets had one thing in common: None protected the back of the neck, the cervical spine or the brain stem.
Inch-long spines along the branches reduced human and animal interference.
The shrews also lost overall body mass: The brain mass shrunk some 20 to 30 percent in addition to mass loss in other major organs and even spine shrinkage.
Instead, the spine slipped underneath his fingernail and travelled all the way up the nail bed, right to the quick.
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Origin and Etymology of spine
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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