Definition Of backbone

noun

a high-speed, high-capacity digital connection which forms the axis of a local or wide area network.

The first major project completed was the digital backbone network, which spans the entire country since its completion in February this year.

the chief support of a system or organization; the mainstay.

these firms are the backbone of our industrial sector

the series of vertebrae extending from the skull to the pelvis; the spine.

Both chickens and humans are vertebrates, a group of animals that have skulls and backbones .

Example Of backbone

  • A good host company should offer its customers multiple connections to the Internet from its servers (also known as a backbone connection).

  • Although the discussion above has been limited to the side chains, the peptide backbone also forms hydrogen bonds with the DPPC acceptor headgroups.

  • And maybe we'll have the spine and the backbone to get the job done.

  • And the system, with few exceptions, still provides the backbone of professional education and development within the Army.

  • And they have to see that I have the strength, the backbone and the character to be president.


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