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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ribbing
 肋狀組織翅,肋骨,田壟,玩笑

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rib·bing n. An assemblage or arrangement of ribs, as the timberwork for the support of an arch or coved ceiling, the veins in the leaves of some plants, ridges in the fabric of cloth, or the like.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rib, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ribbed p. pr. & vb. n. Ribbing.]
 1. To furnish with ribs; to form with rising lines and channels; as, to rib cloth.
 2. To inclose, as with ribs, and protect; to shut in.
 It [lead] were too gross
 To rib her cerecloth in the obscure grave.   --Shak.
 To rib land, to leave strips of undisturbed ground between the furrows in plowing.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 rib
      n 1: support resembling the rib of an animal
      2: any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from
         the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar
         bones in most vertebrates) [syn: costa]
      3: cut of meat including one or more ribs
      4: a teasing remark
      5: a riblike supporting or strengthening part of an animal or
         plant
      6: a projecting molding on the underside of a vault or ceiling;
         may be ornamental or structural
      v 1: form vertical ribs by knitting; "A ribbed sweater"
      2: subject to laughter or ridicule; "The satirists ridiculed
         the plans for a new opera house"; "The students poked fun
         at the inexperienced teacher"; "His former students
         roasted the professor at his 60th birthday" [syn: ridicule,
          roast, guy, blackguard, laugh at, jest at, make
         fun, poke fun]
      [also: ribbing, ribbed]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 ribbing
      n 1: a framework of ribs
      2: the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously
         (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with
         persistent annoyances; "he ignored their teases"; "his
         ribbing was gentle but persistent" [syn: tease, teasing]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 ribbing
      See rib