Wishbone may refer to:

* The wishbone, known in anatomy as the furcula, is a fused clavicle bone found in birds which is shaped like the letter Y.
* The same clavicle bone as a lucky charm.
* "Wishbone" (TV series), an educational children's television show starring a Jack Russell terrier.
* Wishbone (computer bus), a non-proprietary (open) system bus/system-on-chip (SoC) interconnect architecture designed for reuse.
* Wishbone, an album by Eleni Mandell
* In automobiles, a wishbone is a suspension component which resembles the avian bone. It is used to control lateral and longitudinal wheel motion. A common suspension design is the double wishbone suspension.
* The wishbone formation is an offensive formation in American football. It consists of the quarterback, followed by a fullback, who is flanked by one halfback on either side of him, giving the look of a flipped Y, or a wishbone.
*The wishbone boom on Sailing Craft is most commonly seen on sail boards.
* Wish-Bone salad dressing is a popular brand of salad dressing.
* [http://www.luckybreakwishbone.com Lucky Break® Wishbone] produces synthetic wishbones for the tradition where two people pull on each side of a wishbone, and when it breaks, the one who gets the larger part is said to have their wish granted.
* Wish Bone, an American rapper and member of the rap group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony.
* Wishbone Ash, a British rock band.

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  • Wishbone — Título Wishbone Género Serie de televisión / Infantil Creado por Rick Duffield Reparto Soccer Larry Brantley (Voz) como Wishbone País de origen …   Wikipedia Español

  • wishbone — [ wiʃbon ] n. m. • 1858; mot angl. ♦ Anglic. Espar formé d un arceau très allongé qui entoure la voile dans certains gréements. Le wishbone d une planche à voile. ● wishbone nom masculin (anglais wishbone) Bôme formée de deux arcs, attachés à… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • wishbone — 1860, from WISH (Cf. wish) + BONE (Cf. bone) (n.); so called from the custom of making a wish while pulling the bone in two with another person. The wishbone breaking custom dates to the early 17c., when the bone was a merrythought …   Etymology dictionary

  • wishbone — [wish′bōn΄] n. 1. the forked clavicle in front of the breastbone of most birds; furcula: so called from the custom whereby two persons make wishes and snap a dried wishbone in two, the longer fragment being regarded as a sign that the holder s… …   English World dictionary

  • Wishbone — Wish bone , n. The forked bone in front of the breastbone in birds; called also {merrythought}, and {wishing bone}. See {Merrythought}, and {Furculum}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wishbone — ► NOUN ▪ a forked bone between the neck and breast of a bird, especially one from a cooked bird which, when broken by two people, entitles the holder of the longer portion to make a wish …   English terms dictionary

  • Wishbone — Шина Wishbone параллельная компьютерная шина для объединения модулей в системе на кристалле. Шина описана в открытой спецификации, и широко используется в проектах цифровых систем с открытым исходным кодом на сайте OpenCores.org.[1] Изначально… …   Википедия

  • Wishbone — Un wishbone. Le wishbone est un espar particulier qui permet de tendre une voile à la manière d une bôme. Il relie le mât à un point intermédiaire de sa hauteur au point d écoute de la voile. Étymologie Sa conception en double cintre, de part et… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • wishbone — UK [ˈwɪʃˌbəʊn] / US [ˈwɪʃˌboʊn] noun [countable] Word forms wishbone : singular wishbone plural wishbones a bone shaped like a Y in a cooked bird. Traditionally, two people pull the bone and the person who gets the larger piece can make a wish …   English dictionary

  • wishbone — Merrythought Mer ry*thought , n. The forked bone of a fowl s breast; called also {wishbone}. See {Furculum}. [1913 Webster] Note: It is a sportive custom for two persons to break this bone by pulling the ends apart to see who will get the longer… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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