Definitions and translations for "skeleton"

Definition of skeleton

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Noun
1. The system that provides support to an organism, internal and made up of bones and cartilage in vertebrates, external in some other animals.
2. A frame that provides support to a building or other construction.
3. A very thin person.
She lost so much weight while she was ill that she became a skeleton.
4. (From the sled used, which originally was a bare frame, like a skeleton.) A type of tobogganing in which competitors lie face down, and descend head first (compare luge). See Wikipedia:Skeleton (sport)
5. A client-helper procedure that communicates with a stub.
RMI Nomenclature: in RMI, the client helper is a 'stub' and the service helper is a 'skeleton'.
6. The vertices and edges of a polyhedron, taken collectively.
7. An anthropomorphic representation of a skeleton. See Wikipedia:Skeleton (undead)
She dressed up as a skeleton for Halloween.
8. The central core of something that gives shape to the entire structure.
The skeleton of the organisation is essentially the same as it was ten years ago, but many new faces have come and gone.
Verb
9. To reduce to a skeleton; to skin; to skeletonize
10. To minimize
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English - English - skeleton

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n. framework of bones that supports the body of an organism; framework, support structure; very thin person or animal; something that is reduced to its most basic form; secret or shameful information
adj. pertaining to a skeleton; serving as a supporting framework; minimal, reduced to the most basic level

English - Spanish - skeleton

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s. esqueleto, osamenta; bosquejo; armazón
adj. esquelético; esquemático; reducido, básico, mínimo

English - French - skeleton

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n. squelette; châssis; amas réduit à néant, homme maigre
adj. squelettique, de squelette; encadré; restreint, réduit, fondamental, minimal

English - German - skeleton

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n. Skelett; Gerippe; Gestell
adj. Skelett-; im Entwurf, skizziert; minimal; grundsätzlich; eingeschränkt

English - Indonesian - skeleton

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n. kerangka, rangka, tulang rangka, bengkarak, rongkongan, tulang, bagan, jumlah yg paling sedikit

English - Italian - skeleton

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s. (Anat, Bot) scheletro; ossatura, struttura; schema, trama, intelaiatura; (fig) persona magrissima; ossatura muraria
agg. scheletrico; (fig) che costituisce la struttura; schematico; (fig) ridotto al minimo, ridotto all'essenziale

English - Polish - skeleton

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n. szkielet, kościotrup, kościec

English - Portuguese - skeleton

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s. esqueleto; armação; estrutura; pessoa muito magra
adj. de esqueleto, esquelético; de armação; reduzido, básico, mínimo

English - Romanian - skeleton

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n. schelet, carcasă, plan, montură, structură, osatură, cadru

English - Russian - skeleton

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с. скелет, кожа да кости, набросок, остов, каркас, костяк, план

English - Turkish - skeleton

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i. iskelet, çatı, çerçeve, temel çatı, çekirdek kadro, taslak, iskelet gibi kimse, çok zayıf kimse

English - Ukrainian - skeleton

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n. скелет, кістяк, остов, схема
a. ажурний

German - English - skeleton

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n. skeleton

English - Dutch - skeleton

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zn. skelet, geraamte
bn. betr. een skelet/geraamte; minimaal

English - Greek - skeleton

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ουσ. σκελετός

German - Spanish - skeleton

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n. skéleton (m)

German - Italian - skeleton

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n. skeleton {sport.} (m)

German - Turkish - skeleton

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iskelet, çati, kafes, taslak, çok zayif kimse

Italian - German - skeleton

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n. skeleton

English - Arabic - skeleton

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‏هيكل عظمي، هيكل مبنى، شخص نحيل جدا، هيكل سفينة، مخطط بحث مؤلف‏

English - Chinese - skeleton

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(名) 骨骼, 梗概, 瘦如柴的人
(形) 骨骼的; 概略的; 骨瘦如柴的; 最基本的

English - Chinese - skeleton

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(名) 骨骼, 梗概, 瘦如柴的人
(形) 骨骼的; 概略的; 骨瘦如柴的; 最基本的

English - Hindi - skeleton

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n. ठठरी, अस्थि-पंजर, कंकाल, अंजर पंजर, ढांचा, सारांश, रूप-रेख

English - Japanese - skeleton

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(形) 骸骨の; 基幹だけの; 概略の
(名) 骨格; がい骨; 骨組み; 骨子

English - Korean - skeleton

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명. 골격, 해골, 뼈대; 골자, 틀; 아주 빼빼한 사람 또는 동물; 가장 기본적인 것; 비밀스런 또는 부끄러운 정보
형. 해골의; 기본 골자의, 윤곽의; 최소한도의

English - Vietnamese - skeleton

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n. bộ xương, hài cốt, đại ý của bài văn

German - Chinese - skeleton

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[der]伏卧式驶行雪橇
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Synonyms for skeleton
1. framework: frame, structure, chassis
2. bone structure: bones, cadaver, anatomy