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Rib (disambiguation)

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A Rib is a bone attached to the spine, in vertebrate animals.

Rib or RIB may also refer to:




  • Rib (aeronautics), a longitudinal structural member in an aircraft wing responsible for maintaining its curvature.
  • Rib (nautical), a lateral structural member connected to the keel between gunwales
  • Rib, one type of transverse member in boat building
  • Rib, a grooved/textured surface found on firearm barrels to improve target aqquisition.
  • 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
  • The sides of a violin or a guitar
  • The sides of a tunnel