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Noun
Structure of bones in animate being or supports in an object
“The skeleton of a report.”
Noun
Used in reference to a very thin or emaciated person or animal
“Being already a thin child when she lost weight she became like a skeleton and as pale as the pure driven snow.”
Noun
The supporting framework, basic structure, or essential part of something
“The studio was made with a skeleton of built-up wood frames within a skin of galvanized metal.”
Adjective
Denoting the essential or minimum number of people, things, or parts necessary for something
“Only a skeleton staff remains to see anyone interested around the site.”
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