Definitions

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  • adjective resembling bone.

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  • adjective Resembling or characteristic of bone.

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  • adjective resembling bone

Etymologies

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bone +‎ -like

Examples

  • He became an expert in bonelike structures built by layering materials with different properties, a technique called shape-deposition manufacturing.

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  • Tessa runs her hand along the rounded bonelike instrument.

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  • This was, she had ex - plained, merely an extension of her natural ability to harden her substance into bonelike or hornlike rigidity.

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  • It was a brute of a mutant bear with long bonelike spikes rising from its back.

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  • It was a brute of a mutant bear with long bonelike spikes rising from its back.

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  • I stuffed Eva's lace pillow inside, hiding the threads, the lace, and the bonelike bobbins that were swinging like tiny Poe pendulums.

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  • The sarcophagus clutched something in his hands, too, something small, bonelike, and curved.

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  • Ivory, horn, and tortoiseshell are all made of bonelike material that does best in conditions of moderate temperature and humidity around 50 percent relative humidity and around 68°F.

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  • Ivory, horn, and tortoiseshell are all made of bonelike material that does best in conditions of moderate temperature and humidity around 50 percent relative humidity and around 68°F.

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  • Lieberman looked at the growth patterns of a bonelike tissue called cementum, which is continuously deposited around the roots of mammalian teeth.

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