Definition of Napier's bones

Napier's bones means: Alt. of Napier's rods

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Napier's bones means: Alt. of Napier's rods

Meaning of Napier's bones

Napier's bones means: Alt. of Napier's rods

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Rabdology (n.): The method or art of performing arithmetical operations by means of Napier's bones. See Napier's bones.

Napier's bones (): Alt. of Napier's rods

Napier's rods (): A set of rods, made of bone or other material, each divided into nine spaces, and containing the numbers of a column of the multiplication table; -- a contrivance of Baron Napier, the inventor of logarithms, for facilitating the operations of multiplication and division.

Bony (a.): Consisting of bone, or of bones; full of bones; pertaining to bones.

Naperian (a.): Of, pertaining to, or discovered by, Napier, or Naper.

Tarsus (n.): The ankle; the bones or cartilages of the part of the foot between the metatarsus and the leg, consisting in man of seven short bones.

Calvaria (n.): The bones of the cranium; more especially, the bones of the domelike upper portion.

Crossbones (n. pl.): A representation of two of the leg bones or arm bones of a skeleton, laid crosswise, often surmounted with a skull, and serving as a symbol of death.

Carpus (n.): The wrist; the bones or cartilages between the forearm, or antibrachium, and the hand or forefoot; in man, consisting of eight short bones disposed in two rows.

Bonesetter (n.): One who sets broken or dislocated bones; -- commonly applied to one, not a regular surgeon, who makes an occupation of setting bones.

Exosstate (v. t.): To deprive of bones; to take out the bones of; to bone.

Ankylosis (n.): The union of two or more separate bones to from a single bone; the close union of bones or other structures in various animals.

Dry-boned (a.): Having dry bones, or bones without flesh.

Hook (n.): The projecting points of the thigh bones of cattle; -- called also hook bones.

Dib (n.): One of the small bones in the knee joints of sheep uniting the bones above and below the joints.

Logarithm (n.): One of a class of auxiliary numbers, devised by John Napier, of Merchiston, Scotland (1550-1617), to abridge arithmetical calculations, by the use of addition and subtraction in place of multiplication and division.

Ossivorous (a.): Feeding on bones; eating bones; as, ossivorous quadrupeds.

Boneless (a.): Without bones.

Intermaxillary (a.): Between the maxillary bones.

Intermetacarpal (a.): Between the metacarpal bones.

Intermetatarsal (a.): Between the metatarsal bones.

Ossiculated (a.): Having small bones.

Boneache (n.): Pain in the bones.

Ectocuniform (n.): One of the bones of the tarsus. See Cuneiform.

Mesopodiale (n.): One of the bones of either the carpus or tarsus.

Metapodiale (n.): One of the bones of either the metacarpus or metatarsus.

Rawboned (a.): Having little flesh on the bones; gaunt.

Entocuniform (n.): One of the bones of the tarsus. See Cuneiform.

Holorhinal (a.): Having the nasal bones contiguous.

Diastasis (n.): A forcible of bones without fracture.

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Meaning of redbone

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Meaning of BONES

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Meaning of BAG OF BONES

BAG OF BONES means: Bag of bones is slang for a thin person.

Meaning of bones

bones means: Money. Seven come eleven! Throw those bones, man!

Meaning of bones

bones means: Dice. Seven come eleven! Throw those bones, man!

Meaning of Bones

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Meaning of bones

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Meaning of FUNNY BONES

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Meaning of PRAYER BONES

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Meaning of Bones

Bones means: A ships doctor. Short for sawbones.

Meaning of Rabdology

Rabdology means: The method or art of performing arithmetical operations by means of Napier's bones. See Napier's bones.

Meaning of Napier's bones

Napier's bones means: Alt. of Napier's rods

Meaning of Napier's rods

Napier's rods means: A set of rods, made of bone or other material, each divided into nine spaces, and containing the numbers of a column of the multiplication table; -- a contrivance of Baron Napier, the inventor of logarithms, for facilitating the operations of multiplication and division.

Meaning of Bony

Bony means: Consisting of bone, or of bones; full of bones; pertaining to bones.

Meaning of Naperian

Naperian means: Of, pertaining to, or discovered by, Napier, or Naper.

Meaning of Tarsus

Tarsus means: The ankle; the bones or cartilages of the part of the foot between the metatarsus and the leg, consisting in man of seven short bones.

Meaning of Calvaria

Calvaria means: The bones of the cranium; more especially, the bones of the domelike upper portion.

Meaning of Crossbones

Crossbones means: A representation of two of the leg bones or arm bones of a skeleton, laid crosswise, often surmounted with a skull, and serving as a symbol of death.

Meaning of Carpus

Carpus means: The wrist; the bones or cartilages between the forearm, or antibrachium, and the hand or forefoot; in man, consisting of eight short bones disposed in two rows.

Meaning of Bonesetter

Bonesetter means: One who sets broken or dislocated bones; -- commonly applied to one, not a regular surgeon, who makes an occupation of setting bones.

Meaning of Exosstate

Exosstate means: To deprive of bones; to take out the bones of; to bone.

Meaning of Ankylosis

Ankylosis means: The union of two or more separate bones to from a single bone; the close union of bones or other structures in various animals.

Meaning of Dry-boned

Dry-boned means: Having dry bones, or bones without flesh.

Meaning of Hook

Hook means: The projecting points of the thigh bones of cattle; -- called also hook bones.

Meaning of Dib

Dib means: One of the small bones in the knee joints of sheep uniting the bones above and below the joints.

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Meaning of Anatomic

Anatomic means: Alt. of Anatomical

Meaning of Misdirect

Misdirect means: To give a wrong direction to; as, to misdirect a passenger, or a letter; to misdirect one's energies.

Meaning of Stoneware

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