Textual thesaurus for "spine"

(noun) backbone

the part of a book's cover that encloses the inner side of the book's pages and that faces outward when the book is shelved

the title and author were printed on the spine of the book

(noun) back, backbone, vertebral column, spinal column, rachis

the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord

the fall broke his back

(noun) spikelet, pricker, prickle, thorn, sticker

a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf

(noun) spur, acantha

any sharply pointed projection