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chine1 / chīn/ • n. a backbone, esp. that of an animal as it appears in a cut of meat. ∎  a cut of meat containing all or part of this. ∎  a mountain ridge or arête. • v. [tr.] cut (meat) across or along the backbone. chine2 • n. Brit. a deep, narrow ravine formed by running water. chine3 • n. the angle where the bottom of a boat or ship meets the side.

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chine 1 †cleft, chink OE.; (generalized from place-names in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight) deep narrow ravine cut by a stream. XIX. OE. ċinu = MDu. kēne (Du. keen), f. Gmc. base *kī́- burst open, repr. also by OE. ċīnan = OS., OHG. kīnan, Goth. keinan sprout, shoot forth, CHIT 1.

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chine

chine A precipitous ravine that is found along eroding coastlines and is typically developed in the soft Mesozoic and Cenozoic sediments of southern England. It results from the rapid incision that occurs when a stream responds by down-cutting to the rejuvenating effect of coastline retreat.

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chine Precipitous ravine found along eroding coastlines. It is typically developed in the soft Mesozoic and Cenozoic sediments of southern England. It results from the rapid incision that occurs when a stream responds by down-cutting to the rejuvenating effect of coastline retreat.

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chine 2 spine, backbone. XIV. Aphetic — OF. eschine (mod. échine) :- Rom. *skīna, blending of Gmc. *skin- (in OHG. skina, G. schiene) and L. spīna SPINE.

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chine A joint of meat containing the whole or part of the backbone of the animal. See also chining.

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chine

chine 3 projecting rim. XV. unexpl. var. of CHIME 2.

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chinéaffray, agley, aka, allay, Angers, A-OK, appellation contrôlée, array, assay, astray, au fait, auto-da-fé, away, aweigh, aye, bay, belay, betray, bey, Bombay, Bordet, boulevardier, bouquet, brae, bray, café au lait, Carné, cassoulet, Cathay, chassé, chevet, chez, chiné, clay, convey, Cray, crème brûlée, crudités, cuvée, cy-pres, day, decay, deejay, dégagé, distinguée, downplay, dray, Dufay, Dushanbe, eh, embay, engagé, essay, everyday, faraway, fay, fey, flay, fray, Frey, fromage frais, gainsay, gay, Gaye, Genet, gilet, glissé, gray, grey, halfway, hay, heigh, hey, hooray, Hubei, Hué, hurray, inveigh, jay, jeunesse dorée, José, Kay, Kaye, Klee, Kray, Lae, lay, lei, Littré, Lough Neagh, lwei, Mae, maguey, Malay, Mallarmé, Mandalay, Marseilles, may, midday, midway, mislay, misplay, Monterrey, Na-Dene, nay, né, née, neigh, Ney, noway, obey, O'Dea, okay, olé, outlay, outplay, outstay, outweigh, oyez, part-way, pay, Pei, per se, pince-nez, play, portray, pray, prey, purvey, qua, Quai d'Orsay, Rae, rangé, ray, re, reflet, relevé, roman-à-clef, Santa Fé, say, sei, Shar Pei, shay, slay, sleigh, sley, spae, spay, Spey, splay, spray, stay, straightaway, straightway, strathspey, stray, Sui, survey, sway, Taipei, Tay, they, today, tokay, Torbay, Tournai, trait, tray, trey, two-way, ukiyo-e, underlay, way, waylay, Wei, weigh, wey, Whangarei, whey, yea

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chine

chinealign, assign, benign, brine, chine, cline, combine, condign, confine, consign, dine, divine, dyne, enshrine, entwine, fine, frontline, hardline, interline, intertwine, kine, Klein, line, Main, malign, mine, moline, nine, on-line, opine, outshine, pine, Rhein, Rhine, shine, shrine, sign, sine, spine, spline, stein, Strine, swine, syne, thine, tine, trine, twine, Tyne, underline, undermine, vine, whine, wine •Sabine • carbine • Holbein • woodbine •concubine • columbine • turbine •sardine • Aldine • muscadine •celandine • anodyne • androgyne

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