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synonyms for skeleton

  • frame
  • scaffolding
  • bones
  • cage
  • design
  • draft
  • framework
  • osteology
  • outline
  • sketch
  • support
  • bony structure
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antonyms for skeleton

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  • carcass
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How to use skeleton in a sentence

Once the system had these data, it could track that person’s skeleton.
A ROBOT REFEREE CAN REALLY KEEP ITS ‘EYE’ ON THE BALLKATHRYN HULICKAUGUST 20, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
When his team examined the fossilized embryos, they noticed egg-shaped halos around the skeletons.
EARLY DINOSAURS MAY HAVE LAID SOFT-SHELLED EGGSJACK J. LEEAUGUST 3, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
It’s all based on coral — small marine animals that build themselves stony skeletons, often on top of older corals.
LET’S LEARN ABOUT CORAL REEFSBETHANY BROOKSHIREJULY 22, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
That light — including its blue wavelengths — can enter and bounce around inside the corals’ skeleton.
GOING BRIGHT MAY HELP CORALS RECOVER FROM BLEACHINGCAROLYN WILKEJUNE 25, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
As they crawl over the reef, the starfish liquefy polyps with digestive enzymes, sponging up the nutrients and leaving behind a coral skeleton.
FISH POOP EXPOSES WHAT EATS THE DESTRUCTIVE CROWN-OF-THORNS STARFISHJAKE BUEHLERJUNE 8, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Pilloud’s newer findings show similar patterns of those injuries on the skeletons of men and women.
SKELETONS HINT THAT ANCIENT SOCIETIES HAD WOMEN WARRIORSBRUCE BOWERMAY 28, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The sun was printing over the floor the shadow skeleton of the juniper-tree by the westerly window.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
The mutilated skeleton of a girl was found, which had apparently been in that place for considerably over a hundred years.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
A well preserved natural skeleton of this animal was brought home and deposited in the British Museum.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
The veriest tyro in natural history would see that at the first glance of the massive skeleton.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 196, JULY 30, 1853VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO SKELETON

  • basic facts
  • basics
  • cores
  • essential elements
  • frames
  • no-frills
  • skeletons
  • undercarriages
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