Definition of Spinelike

1. Adjective. Resembling a spine (spike or bristle) or some aspect of one. ¹



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Definition of Spinelike

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spinelike

spine sign
spineback
spinebacks
spinebill
spinebills
spineboard
spineboards
spinechilling
spined
spinel
spinel ruby
spineless
spinelessly
spinelessness
spinelessnesses
spinelike (current term)
spinelle
spinelles
spinels
spines
spinescence
spinet
spinetail
spinets
spinette
spinettes
spinfoam
spinfoams
sping

Literary usage of Spinelike

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1. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1897)
"... then a spinelike plate, the branching tips of which slightly exceed the lobe ; then a pair of minute tubercles representing the second lobe, ..."

2. The London Journal of Botany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1844)
"... are either furnished with a series of distant, short, spinelike pinnules, or they are more or less bipinnate, the pinnae in this latter case resembling ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1902)
"Mouth surrounded by papilla-like or long spinelike projections . ... Mouth surrounded by long spinelike projections; uterus winds spirally : in Belone ..."

4. Meteorology: A Text-book on the Weather, the Causes of Its Changes, and by Willis Isbister Milham (1912)
"... translucent, frozen drops placed side by side, and also of feathery, spinelike forms. It is The appear- sometimes thought that the translucent, ..."

5. Meteorology: A Text Book on the Weather, the Causes of Its Changes, and by Willis Isbister Milham (1912)
"... translucent, frozen drops placed side by side, and also of feathery, spinelike forms. It is The appeā€¢r- sometimes thought that the translucent, ..."

6. Species Filicum: Being Descriptions of the Known Ferns, Particularly of Such by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1862)
"This has a very peculiar aspect, and seems quite a new species ; the greater number of the segments or lobes are furnished with a solitary strong spinelike ..."

7. Tasmanian Journal of Natural Science, Agriculture, Statistics, Etc by Tasmanian Society (1849)
"... with a series of distant, short, spinelike pinnules, or they are more or less bipinnate, ... the ultimate pinnules always patent and spinelike. ..."

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