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
Our impatient progeny charged off, on track to conquer every spine-chilling waterslide.
The company hopes that free space optical communications (FSOC) technology will form the spine of high-bandwith internet in southeast India.
His catalog—some 60 to 70 songs, many of them familiar to even moderately serious jazz fans—forms the spine of the contemporary repertoire.
That barnstorming tour, orchestrated by Ruth’s agent Christy Walsh, for Ruth and Gehrig forms the spine of the book.
His blood cancer has so weakened his spine that his back is bent at a sharp angle.
Your shoulders should be back, with your spine elongated and chest up.
Sandwiched between them was the blood-red spine of Iris Chang’s The Rape of Nanking.
The music reverts irresistibly to the spine-tingling entry of the West Wind, as if this is all that matters.
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Origin and Etymology of spine
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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