to the backbone


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to the backbone

Through and through; thoroughly; in every manner or respect. The fellow is stubborn to the backbone; he won't even listen to my plan the whole way through! Though he grew up in America, Henry is still British to the backbone.
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to the backbone

in every respect; through and through.
See also: backbone
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One thing is clear: The technology is based on existing industry standards, SAN switch providers are free to implement a Loop Switch product today as an attractive alternative to the backbone switch.
Take Newton Motorway to return to the Backbone Trail, which promptly was dubbed the Bonehead Trail when my error was realized.
Interested parties can buy a chunk of the trail by contributing $100 a foot to the Backbone Trail Completion Campaign.
One million is not going to buy all the land it takes to complete this trail,'' said Milt McAuley, a well-known hiker in the area and author of seven books on the Santa Monica Mountains including a guide to the Backbone Trail.