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We found 65 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word backbone:
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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. Backbone: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  2. backbone: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  3. backbone: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  4. backbone: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  5. backbone: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  6. backbone: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  7. backbone: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]
  8. backbone: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  9. backbone: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  10. backbone: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  11. backbone: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  12. backbone: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  13. backbone: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Backbone, backbone: Wordnik [home, info]
  15. backbone: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  16. backbone: Wiktionary [home, info]
  17. backbone: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  18. backbone: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  19. backbone: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  20. backbone: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  21. backbone: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  22. backbone: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  23. backbone: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  24. Backbone (Backbone album), Backbone (Roam album), Backbone (Status Quo album), Backbone (solitaire), Backbone: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  25. Backbone: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  26. backbone: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  27. backbone: Rhymezone [home, info]
  28. backbone: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  29. backbone: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. backbone: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]
  2. Backbone: English-Chinese Dictionary of Graphic Communications (Big 5) [home, info]
  3. Backbone (see also Body), Backbone: Epicurus.com Wine Glossary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Backbone: eyefortransport e-commerce transportation glossary [home, info]
  2. backbone: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  3. backbone: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (14 matching dictionaries)
  1. Backbone: Tech Terms Computer Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Backbone: ILC Internet Terms [home, info]
  3. Backbone: Internet Terms [home, info]
  4. Backbone, Backbone, Backbone: Internet Terms [home, info]
  5. Backbone: Karbo's Dictionary [home, info]
  6. backbone: Webopedia [home, info]
  7. Backbone: Data Formats and Their Sugggested File Extensions [home, info]
  8. backbone: I T Glossary [home, info]
  9. Backbone (network), backbone: Encyclopedia [home, info]
  10. backbone: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  11. backbone: Netlingo [home, info]
  12. Backbone, Backbone, backbone: CCI Computer [home, info]
  13. backbone: Computer Telephony & Electronics Dictionary and Glossary [home, info]
  14. backbone: Glossary of Internet Terms [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. backbone: Dictionary of Cancer Terms [home, info]
  2. backbone: Medical dictionary [home, info]
  3. Backbone: Drug Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  4. Backbone: MedTerms.com Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  5. backbone: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. backbone: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (8 matching dictionaries)
  1. Backbone: Data Acquisition [home, info]
  2. BACKBONE: Space and Electronic Warfare Lexicon [home, info]
  3. backbone: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]
  4. Backbone: Web Hosting Glossary [home, info]
  5. backbone: Webster's New World Telecom Dictionary [home, info]
  6. backbone: Book Binding [home, info]
  7. Backbone: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  8. backbone: Liquid Crystal [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (backbone)

noun:  the part of a network that connects other networks together ("The backbone is the part of a communication network that carries the heaviest traffic")
noun:  fortitude and determination
noun:  the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord
noun:  a central cohesive source of support and stability
name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #75296)

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