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Anatomical TermPlay
Refers to all the bones in a body, often used in education and science. SlideBiology students study the human skeleton in detail.
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In conversation, 'skeleton' may mean a full set or just part of the bones. SlideArchaeologists discovered a dinosaur skeleton missing its skull.
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Metaphorical UsePlay
Used in expressions to refer to the most basic form of something. SlideWe will prepare a skeleton of the proposal for now.