American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. See clavicle.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The clavicle.
GNU Webster's 1913
- (Anat.) The clavicle, a bone linking the scapula and sternum.
- n. bone linking the scapula and sternum
- collar + bone (Wiktionary)
“Losing quarterback Tony Romo to a broken collarbone is going to replace a passer with a career 7.4 net YPA with one with 5.0 net YPA.”
“Kitna, who's 38, came on Monday night when Tony Romo broke his clavicle (he's expected to be out 6-8 weeks; he'll have a CT scan today to determine whether surgery on the collarbone is needed) and the results were decidedly mixed.”
“New Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson, shown with commissioner Roger Goodell after the Vikings selected him at No. 7, says his collarbone is 90% healed from last season's injury while at Oklahoma.”
“Making a shimmery evening dust to enhance your shoulders and collarbone is easy with a little bit of mica.”
“I’ll go along with Deron on this: A good collarbone is an asset.”
“When we look at fractures as a whole in cyclists, the collarbone is the most frequent bone to be broken.”
“I'm just going to pull my shirt down a little bit here, the collarbone, which is this area right here, sometimes it impinges on your shoulder.”
“Next, she taps on my collarbone, which is covered by Lycra from my one-piece suit.”
“The collarbone is the most frequently broken bone during childbirth, and Sam had a pretty rough birth.”
“Her collarbone was a knife edge above the neckline of her dress, her arms about the width of a piece of spaghetti, and there was something wrong with her face.”
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