Rib (disambiguation)

Rib (disambiguation)

Rib or RIB may mean:

In anatomy

* Rib, a bone attached to the spine, in vertebrate animals
* Ribs (food), the cooked meat and rib bones of a food animal
* Rib or costa, the leading edge of an insect wing (See glossary of Lepidopteran terms)

In construction

* Rib (aircraft), a portion of an aircraft wing
* Rib, a member attached to the keel in boat building
* Rib, any slender molded masonry arch projecting from a surface, particularly as part of an architectural vault
** Rib vault, a type of architectural vault in which the ribs are built first

Others

* Rib, to tease or joke with someone, as in symbolically nudging them in the ribs
* Rib (professional wrestling), a practical joke
* The sides of a violin
* The sides of a tunnel
* A stitch pattern in knitting
* A tool used for shaping or smoothing potteryMotorola Programming Interface for Radio's - Info and background needed

Acronyms

* Rigid-hulled inflatable boat
* Razed in Black, an industrial music group
* Reign in Blood, an album by thrash metal band, Slayer
* Remote insight board, an out-of-band network management interface on HP servers
* A file format used by RenderMan
* Romanian International Bank
* Routing Information Base
* "Roman Inscriptions of Britain", a reference book important for archaeologists etc
* Retirement Insurance Benefits, old age insurance provided by the Social Security Administration


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