boneless


boneless
a term referring to commercial preparations of fish that have had all or most of their bones removed, e.g. boneless salt cod fillet, boneless smoked herring, etc

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Boneless — Bone less, a. Without bones. Boneless gums. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boneless — [bōn′lis] adj. without bones; specif., with the bones removed [boneless sardines] * * * …   Universalium

  • boneless — [bōn′lis] adj. without bones; specif., with the bones removed [boneless sardines] …   English World dictionary

  • Boneless — Un skateur effectuant un boneless Le boneless est l une des premières figures de skateboard pouvant être considérée comme telle. Elle fut inventée par Gary Scott Davis. Il s agit en quelque sorte de l ancêtre du ollie. Un boneless permet en effet …   Wikipédia en Français

  • boneless — adjective a) Without bones, especially as pertaining to meat or poultry prepared for eating. The packers were always originating such schemes they had what they called boneless hams, which were all the odds and ends of pork stuffed into casings.… …   Wiktionary

  • boneless — bone|less [ˈbəunləs US ˈboun ] adj boneless meat or fish has had the bones taken out ▪ boneless chicken breasts …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • boneless — bone|less [ bounləs ] adjective boneless meat or fish has had the bones removed before it is sold …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • boneless — Coolest; the best. You gotta see The Count of Monte Cristo. When the count makes his first public appearance, he has what may be the ultimate boneless entrance ever seen in a movie …   Dictionary of american slang

  • boneless — UK [ˈbəʊnləs] / US [ˈboʊnləs] adjective boneless meat or fish has had the bones removed before it is sold …   English dictionary

  • boneless — bone ► NOUN 1) any of the pieces of hard, whitish tissue making up the skeleton in vertebrates. 2) the hard material of which bones consist. 3) a thing resembling a bone, such as a strip of stiffening for an undergarment. ► VERB 1) remove the… …   English terms dictionary


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