To remove the bones from something.

I am deboning a fish.

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  • debone — [dē bōn′, dibōn′] vt. deboned, deboning BONE (sense 1) …   English World dictionary

  • debone — transitive verb Date: 1944 bone < debone a roast > • deboner noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • debone — v. To clean the insides of a magazine by removing all subscription cards, scratch and sniff perfume ads, cardstock ad pages, and other inserts. Example Citation: Garth has to completely debone a magazine before he can read it comfortably.… …   New words

  • debone — /diˈboʊn/ (say dee bohn) verb (t) (deboned, deboning) to remove the bone or bones from: to debone a leg of lamb …   Australian English dictionary

  • debone — deboner, n. /dee bohn /, v.t., deboned, deboning. to remove the bones from (meat, fish, or fowl); bone: Before cooking, the chicken breasts should be deboned with a small, sharp knife. [1940 45; DE + BONE] * * * …   Universalium

  • debone — v. remove a bone, take out a bone …   English contemporary dictionary

  • debone — verb [often as adjective deboned] remove the bones from (meat or fish) before cooking …   English new terms dictionary

  • debone — de·bone …   English syllables

  • debone — de•bone [[t]diˈboʊn[/t]] v. t. boned, bon•ing cvb to remove the bones from; bone • Etymology: 1940–45 de•bon′er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • debone — verb remove the bones from bone the turkey before roasting it • Syn: ↑bone • Derivationally related forms: ↑bone (for: ↑bone) • Topics: ↑animal, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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