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rib in Food topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishribrib1 /rɪb/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 skeleton.jpg HBHHBAone of the 12 pairs of curved bones that surround your chest She was taken to hospital with a broken arm and ribs. He was punched and kicked in the ribs.2 DFa piece of meat that includes an animal’s rib a rib of beef barbecued ribs spare ribs3 TBCa curved piece of wood, metal etc that is used as part of the structure of something such as a boat or building
Examples from the Corpus
ribA bruised rib sent Shaw out of the game.Some brachiopods are smooth, but many became corrugated or ornamented with course or fine ribs.Right on her rib was a circle and a cross burnt right in the skin.I picked him off Newbury racecourse after he had broken most of his ribs under the flying hooves of his competitors.On the staircase, Ried's hand can be seen again in the rib vaulting of c.1500.Bobby poked him in the ribs.Bring mixture to a boil and simmer until ribs are tender, about 1 hour.