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Backbone Definition

(noun)

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the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord

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(noun)

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fortitude and determination

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(noun)

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a central cohesive source of support and stability

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(noun)

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the part of a book's cover that encloses the inner side of the book's pages and that faces outward when the book is shelved

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(noun)

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the part of a network that connects other networks together


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the backbone is the part of a communication network that carries the heaviest traffic