Technology / Computers / Backbone: This computer term describes the main line or series of connections in a network. The backbones are connection points where high-speed data on the Internet connects to networks. The portion of the Internet or Wide Area Network (WAN) transmission cabling that connects the main servers and routers and is responsible for carrying the bulk of the data.

Other Words for Backbone

Backbone Noun Synonyms: spine, spinal column


Life Style / Wine Grapes / Colombard: Better known as French Colombard in North America. The grapes from old vines are crushed by some northern Californian producers and made into a fruity white wine of interesting character in both dry a MORE

Petite Sirah

Life Style / Wine Grapes / Petite Sirah: Historically has been something of a 'mystery' vine. When first imported into California this variety somehow acquired the subject name possibly as a result of a labeling error confusing it with Petit MORE

Ruby Cabernet

Life Style / Wine Grapes / Ruby Cabernet: Red-wine grape cross originating from Carignan and Cabernet Sauvignon parentage. Bred for use in the hot San Joaquin Valley region of California by Dr. H.P. Olmo, a UC Davis researcher, this variety m MORE