Definition of Skeletonising

1. Verb. (present participle of skeletonise) ¹



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Definition of Skeletonising

1. skeletonise [v] - See also: skeletonise

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skeletonising

skeleton of heart
skeleton shrimp
skeleton staff
skeleton staffs
skeleton thoracicus
skeletoned
skeletoneer
skeletoneers
skeletonic
skeletoning
skeletonisation
skeletonisations
skeletonise
skeletonised
skeletonises
skeletonising (current term)
skeletonization
skeletonizations
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skeletonlike
skeletons
skeletons in the closet
skeletons in the cupboard
skelf
skelfs

Literary usage of Skeletonising

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1. The Girl's Own Outdoor Book, Containing Practical Help to Girls on Matters by Charles Peters (1889)
"The various methods of skeletonising all aim at the same object, that of dissolving or decomposing the fleshy parts, leaving only the fibre and filaments. ..."

2. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1874)
"THE present is a favourable time of the year for skeletonising, woody fibre being sufficiently hard. Procure an earthen pan holding a gallon or more, ..."

3. The Review of Applied Entomology by Commonwealth Institute of Entomology, Imperial Bureau of Entomology (1916)
"In Trinidad, B. sophorae, L., does a great deal of damage by skeletonising the leaves [see this Review, Ser. A, ii, p. 569 and iii, pp. 175, 368 and 591]. ..."

4. Cellulose: An Outline of the Chemistry of the Structural Elements of Plants by Charles Frederick Cross, Edward John Bevan, Clayton Beadle (1895)
"We may cite in illustration the disintegration of leaf parenchyma in the well known process of ' skeletonising." Leaves of the poplar, pear, &c. are covered ..."

5. Reminiscences Chiefly of Oriel College and the Oxford Movement by Thomas Mozley (1882)
"Long before Simeon was skeletonising our sermons, churchwardens were recasting our bells, and doing it very well too. They made mistakes sometimes, ..."

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