Definitions of backbone:
  • noun:   the part of a network that connects other networks together
    Example: "The backbone is the part of a communication network that carries the heaviest traffic"
  • noun:   fortitude and determination
  • noun:   the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord
  • noun:   a central cohesive source of support and stability
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #75296)

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