H vs Rib - What's the difference?

h | rib |

As a letter h

is the eighth letter of the.

As a symbol h

is (label) symbol for hydrogen.

As a noun rib is

(acronym) rigid inflatable boat — a lightweight inflatable boat with a rigid hull.



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  • See also

    (Latn-script) * (hwair) * (heng with hook)


    (Voiceless glottal fricative) (head)
  • voiceless glottal fricative.
  • Planck's constant
  • See also

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    (en noun)
  • Any of a series of long curved bones occurring in 12 pairs in humans and other animals and extending from the spine to or toward the sternum
  • A part or piece, similar to a rib, and serving to shape or support something
  • A cut of meat enclosing one or more rib bones
  • (label) Any of several curved members attached to a ship's keel and extending upward and outward to form the framework of the hull
  • Any of several transverse pieces that provide an aircraft wing with shape and strength
  • (label) A long, narrow, usually arched member projecting from the surface of a structure, especially such a member separating the webs of a vault
  • (label) A raised ridge in knitted material or in cloth
  • (label) The main, or any of the prominent veins of a leaf
  • A teasing joke
  • A single strand of hair.
  • A stalk of celery.
  • Verb

  • To shape, support, or provide something with a rib or ribs
  • To tease or make fun of someone
  • To enclose, as if with ribs, and protect; to shut in.
  • * Shakespeare
  • (label) To leave strips of undisturbed ground between the furrows in ploughing (land).
  • Derived terms

    {{der3, chuck rib , middle rib , ribcage , rib eye , ribgrass , rib-tickler , ribwort , spare rib , ribbed vault , grey rib}}


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