Definition of "rib"
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.
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.
A long, narrow, usually arched member projecting from the surface of a structure, especially such a member separating the webs of a vault.
A raised ridge in knitted material or in cloth.
The main, or any of the prominent veins of a leaf.
A teasing joke.
A single strand of hair.
A stalk of celery.
To shape, support, or provide something with a rib or ribs.
To tease or make fun of someone.