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backbone
'bæk,boʊn
Main
English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. The part of a network that connects other networks together.
  2. The part of a book's cover that encloses the inner side of the book's pages and that faces outward when the book is shelved.
  3. Fortitude and determination.
  4. The series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord.
  5. A central cohesive source of support and stability.
Hyphenationback•bone
Part of Speech(名) noun
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脊椎jǐzhuīvertebra; backbone
志气zhìqìambition; resolve; backbone; drive; spirit
骨干gǔgàndiaphysis (long segment of a bone); fig. backbone
支柱zhīzhùmainstay; pillar; prop; backbone
主干zhǔgàntrunk; main; core
主心骨zhǔ xīn gǔbackbone; mainstay; pillar; definite view; one's own judgment
脊梁骨jǐliang gǔbackbone
脊骨jǐgǔbackbone
backbone; strength
脊梁jǐliangbackbone; spine
中枢zhōngshūcenter; backbone; hub (e.g. of transport network); the central administration
主干线zhǔgàn xiàntrunk line (of road, network etc); backbone (cable)
腰骨yāogǔlumbar vertebrae; backbone
顶梁柱dǐngliáng zhùpillar; backbone
中坚zhōngjiāncore; nucleus; backbone
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