Definitions for "Rib"
Keywords:  vault, arch, gothic, sternum, masonry
One of the curved bones attached to the vertebral column and supporting the lateral walls of the thorax.
A longitudinal strip of metal uniting the barrels of a double-barreled gun.
In Gothic vaulting, one of the primary members of the vault. These are strong arches, meeting and crossing one another, dividing the whole space into triangles, which are then filled by vaulted construction of lighter material. Hence, an imitation of one of these in wood, plaster, or the like.
Keywords:  hull, keel, rigid, buoyancy, fiberglass
One of the timbers, or bars of iron or steel, that branch outward and upward from the keel, to support the skin or planking, and give shape and strength to the vessel.
A U-shaped piece of fabricated wood, aluminium or carbon fibre that supports the hull by fitting inside the shell between the keel and the gunwale.
Boat with a Rigid hull but with inflatables atop.
Keywords:  airfoil, aerofoil, spar, wing, throwing
the parts of a wings frame that run from the front of the wing to the back
A wing component that generally defines the airfoil shape of the wing. In traditional model planes, the ribs are usually cut from balsa wood and they stand vertically in the wing, running from the leading to the trailing edge of the wing. From the side, a rib bears the airfoil shape of the wing. Many modern wing wings do not use ribs and the wing shape is defind by a wing core or by molded skins. Report this Word See also: Core (wing) | Airfoil Added by: fritzke
A rubber, metal or wooden tool used to facilitate wheel throwing of pottery forms.
A ridge, fin, or wing, as on a plate, cylinder, beam, etc., to strengthen or stiffen it.
A prominent line or ridge, as in cloth.
The chief nerve, or one of the chief nerves, of a leaf.
(Relevé d'Identité Bancaire) = a small label or fiche with your bank account details. It is required to supply this if money is to be transferred to your account. It is printed on all your bank statements and you usually have some detachable copies in your cheque book. You can also usually print one at an ATM machine or ask for one in your bank.
(Relevé d'Identité Bancaire) = bank account details; For some regular payments (e.g. electricity, phone or rent) or for other transactions (such as receiving your salary), you might be asked to provide a RIB, which provides your bank account details. It is available on your bank statements and in your chequebook. You can also usually print an RIB at an ATM machine or ask for one in your bank.
A rib is playing a practical joke on someone else. Many wrestlers do this to each other on the road.
A joke practical or not at the expense of a performer.
The word Rib is professional wrestling slang for a practical joke. Wrestlers spend a lot of time together in close quarters, and often resort to practical jokes, either to break the monotony, or to get revenge for real or imagined wrongs. Ribs run the gamut from amusing, to annoying, to disgusting, to potentially harmful.
An elongate sculptural element of a shell, raised above the surrounding surface. A fine rib is a riblet, and a very fine rib is a thread.
An elongated projection on a shape, forging or casting to provide stiffening.
a long, narrow ridgelike element of surface sculpture
form vertical ribs by knitting; "A ribbed sweater"
a stretchy fabric normally used for trim. This stitch is formed by two sets of needles at right angles to each other. The face of the fabric appears to be the same as the backside.
A common stitch pattern made from a combination of knit and purl stitches. Often used as a border on sweaters, cardigans and socks.
A projecting mold, or group of moldings, forming with others a pattern, as on a ceiling, ornamental door, or the like.
a wooden scraper or forming die, used for smoothing sides and forming the bands and moldings of steins on a potter's wheel.
crosswise reinforcing element.
Keywords:  rifflers, ripsmatta
Rifflers Ripsmatta
subject to laughter or ridicule; "The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house"; "The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher"; "His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday"
Keywords:  teasing, remark
a teasing remark
Keywords:  allusion, adam, eve, wife
A wife; -- in allusion to Eve, as made out of Adam's rib.
A preassembled framing unit that includes a set of roof-framing components (for example, a roof truss), wall studs, and sometimes a floor joist. The ribs are erected on 16- or 24-inch centers and tied together with roof sheathing and siding. Typically used for smaller prefabricated sheds and barns.
Keywords:  renderman, graphics
Renderman graphics
Revenue increasing Budget - an automated process in SAP R/3 where revenue in designated funds is automatically converted to budget (spending permission) in a process which runs overnight.
The tread section that runs around the circumference of the tyre, separated by the tread grooves.
Keywords:  inclose, shut, protect
To inclose, as with ribs, and protect; to shut in.
A raised line in the flat portion of a metal panel that gives added strength and minimizes the appearance of oilcanning.
The area between each aperture on a module, running parallel with deck flow. As rib width is increased, strength will increase while open area will decrease proportionately.
Keywords:  bgp, fib, routes, router, static
Routing Information Base. This is the set of all available routes from which to choose the FIB. The RIB essentially contains all routes available for selection. Essentially, it is the sum of all routes learned by dynamic routing protocols, all directly attached networks (that is. networks to which a given router has interfaces connected), and any additional configured routes, such as static routes.
Routing Information Base. A logical data structure used by BGP to store routing information.
Keywords:  ann, illustration
Illustration from St. Ann's RC
Keywords:  celery, bunch, stalk, single, called
A single stalk of a bunch of celery, also called a stalk.
Keywords:  infiltration, basin, rapid
Rapid Infiltration Basin
Rapidly Installed Breakwater System
One of the rods on which the cover of an umbrella is extended.
the round or oval pieces that extend from one side of the basket to the other and form the basket skeleton.
Hebrew for "law suit," it refers especially to the legal complaint God makes against Israel (or Israel's complaint against God, as in Numbers) for violating the covenant
a short, small buttress. An outside corner is even smaller.
Keywords:  meat, cut, enclosing, including, one
cut of meat including one or more ribs
A cut of meat enclosing one or more ribs.
One of twelve paired bones surrounding the organs of the chest.
a breast bone
That which resembles a rib in form or use.
To furnish with ribs; to form with rising lines and channels; as, to rib cloth.
A framing member, usually termed in circular forms.
support resembling the rib of an animal
a riblike supporting or strengthening part of an animal or plant
Configuration designed into a plastic part to provide lateral, horizontal, or other structural support.
Keywords:  repository, box
Repository In a Box
Keywords:  bridge, see
(See Bridge.)
Money that's payable to you at full retirement age (you can get reduced benefits as early as age 62) if you have enough Social Security credits.
Keywords:  less, well, defined
Similar to an arête but slightly less well defined