Definition of spine
Origin of spine
OTHER WORDS FROM spinespined, adjectivespinelike, adjective
Words nearby spine
How to use spine in a sentence
Only 11 Republicans were able to find the spine to vote with Democrats to strip her of those assignments.Republicans can run from accountability, but they can’t hide|Jennifer Rubin|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
A jolt of pain and energy spiked through my back, traveling up my spine.
Besides revisiting the time when, as an adolescent, he had a major operation to remove a tumor on his spine, Williamson reckoned with a funeral for a sister who died almost half a century ago.Sleaford Mods gets introspective, but don’t think they’ve gone soft|Zachary Lipez|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
Let your thumbs rest on either side of your spine, right where your trapezius ends.
Engage your abs—again, imagine pulling your belly button toward your spine—to eliminate any gap between your lower back and the floor.
Morris struggled to straighten his back, which involved stiffening a spine rarely used.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The results were awful: marked osteoporosis in the spine, hip, and femur.
He survived, Risner says, but was left permanently injured by a bullet to his spine.
It is a joy to watch Shafer seamlessly work incisive commentary on contemporary life into a fast-paced spine-chiller.The Best Fiction of 2014: Ford, Ferrante, Klay, and More|William O’Connor|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Its spine, too, “‘hubbed’ as the most prized European classics are,” is decorated with delicate gold squiggles and a star.
Another crash, which nearly shut up his spine like a telescope, told him that there were no wings.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
A cold, numbing sensation stole down my spine and made my legs grow suddenly weak.Uncanny Tales|Various
A shudder ran down his spine; there was a sensation of inner cold against his heart; he trembled, but he could not look away.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
He was flung down heavily, and pinned prone in a corner by one of those bullies who knelt on his spine.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
He felt as if his spine had suddenly become hollow and someone had filled it with particles of ice.The Empty House And Other Ghost Stories|Algernon Blackwood