skeletonise
British variant of skeletonize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • skeletonise — (Brit.) v. make into a skeleton; reduce to the most basic form; reduce in size, reduce in number; make an outline (also skeletonize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • skeletonise — skeleton ► NOUN 1) an internal or external framework of bone, cartilage, or other rigid material supporting or containing the body of an animal or plant. 2) a very thin or emaciated person or animal. 3) a supporting framework, basic structure, or …   English terms dictionary

  • skeletonise — /ˈskɛlətənaɪz/ (say skeluhtuhnuyz) verb (t) (skeletonised, skeletonising) 1. to reduce to a skeleton. 2. to construct in outline. Also, skeletonize …   Australian English dictionary

  • skeletonise — skelˈetonize or skelˈetonise transitive verb 1. To reduce to a skeleton or minimum framework 2. To create the basic framework for • • • Main Entry: ↑skeleton …   Useful english dictionary

  • skeletonises — skeletonise (Brit.) v. make into a skeleton; reduce to the most basic form; reduce in size, reduce in number; make an outline (also skeletonize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • skeletonising — skeletonise (Brit.) v. make into a skeleton; reduce to the most basic form; reduce in size, reduce in number; make an outline (also skeletonize) …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • skeletonize — skeletonization, n. skeletonizer, n. /skel i tn uyz /, v.t., skeletonized, skeletonizing. 1. to reduce to a skeleton, outline, or framework. 2. to reduce in size or number, as a military unit. 3. to construct in outline. Also, esp. Brit.,… …   Universalium

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