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
Griffin, 64, suffered injuries to her liver, spine, wrist, leg and other parts of her body.
Also included in the federal funding was $1.9 million to continue studying the feasibility of a project known as the coastal spine, which was first proposed after Hurricane Ike in 2008.
Their spines, or barbs, can easily injure a young whale that doesn’t have experience taking a ray down.
The breeze blowing off the water from a strong wind sent shivers through the curtains and up our spines, and the floorboards were pure ice underfoot.
With the rest of the division in transition, plus the strong leadership of veteran quarterback Philip Rivers and smart draft moves to strengthen the defensive spine, the Chargers are primed for a serious playoff run 1.
Head, spine, and other serious injuries occur at every level of the sport.
Until this spring, when spots of cancer showed up along his spine, ribs and clavicle.
Her cancer had spread from her left eye to her right optic nerve and spine, and around her brain and spinal cord, the legal complaint says.
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SPINE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of spine for English Language Learners
: the row of connected bones down the middle of the back
: a sharp, pointed part on an animal or plant
: courage or strength of character
SPINE Defined for Kids
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