Any of a series of long curved bones occurring in 12 pairs in humans and other animals and extending from the spine to or toward the sternum (noun)
A part or piece, similar to a rib, and serving to shape or support something (noun)
A cut of meat enclosing one or more rib bones (noun)
Any of several curved members attached to a ship's keel and extending upward and outward to form the framework of the hull (noun)
Any of several transverse pieces that provide an aircraft wing with shape and strength (noun)
A long, narrow, usually arched member projecting from the surface of a structure, especially such a member separating the webs of a vault (noun)
A raised ridge in knitted material or in cloth (noun)
The main, or any of the prominent veins of a leaf (noun)
A teasing joke (noun)
A single strand of hair. (noun)
A stalk of celery. (noun)
To shape, support, or provide something with a rib or ribs (verb)
To tease or make fun of someone (verb)
Examples of word rib
The rib posts are milled as part of the barrel, and the rib is attached with a screw.
(It may be hard to tell, but the rib is a garter stitch rib.)
The roof was put on with what they called rib poles.
Matt really likes the salad bar there and the prime rib is really yummy.
The receiver rib is grooved for scope mounts, but this is a gun chosen for portability, and the adjustable aperture rear and ramp front sight proved adequate for the ranges at which most hunters will use it.