Definitions for "BACK"
Keywords:  withers, loin, dog, topline, croup
To adjoin behind; to be at the back of.
To stand still behind another dog which has pointed; -- said of a dog.
In withdrawal from a statement, promise, or undertaking; as, he took back the offensive words.
To change from one quarter to another by a course opposite to that of the sun; -- used of the wind.
Change in direction of the wind in counterclockwise direction, see veer.
To brace the weather yardarm in so that the wind acts on the forward part of the sail, pressing it back.
The part of a cutting tool on the opposite side from its edge; as, the back of a knife, or of a saw.
Away from contact; by reverse movement.
The reverse of a fabric as opposed to the face.
Keywords:  rump, nape, bode, wings, jealousy
Top line between wings from nape to rump
A bird's back begins at the nape and ends at the rump. Ordinarily it is similar in color to the wings and head, although there are (as always) exceptions, such as the Downy Woodpecker with its outstanding white back. Within the back, much of the vertebra are fused together and many muscles are reduced or absent, which means that birds must rely on the neck for most upper-body flexibility. While this does mean certain advantages (such as in owls, where the head may be swiveled in almost a complete circle), it can also bode ill for species near windows (in a neck with so many bones, it may be much easier to crack or break one on impact with a glass pane).
leathering of the thoracic portion of the dorsum, bounded by the nape, bases of the wings (humeral feathering), mantle and rump.
Keywords:  hinder, rear, rearward, carcass, stood
In human beings, the hinder part of the body, extending from the neck to the end of the spine; in other animals, that part of the body which corresponds most nearly to such part of a human being; as, the back of a horse, fish, or lobster.
The part opposed to the front; the hinder or rear part of a thing; as, the back of a book; the back of an army; the back of a chimney.
Being at the back or in the rear; distant; remote; as, the back door; back settlements.
The green Back button on the first row of buttons on the SAP screen. In most cases, this button takes you to the previous screen or menu level.
A large arrow pointing to the left on your browser's toolbar. By clicking back you can move backwards through any links that you have followed.
Soft key that returns to the previous screen.
Keywords:  heavily, horse, laid, bet, i'm
To bet on the success of; -- as, to back a race horse.
To move or go backward; as, the horse refuses to back.
To bet a horse is to back it. A heavily backed horse has a lot of bets laid on it.
Keywords:  spine, nearest, stope, recto, tailbone
The ceiling of a tunnel or stope or the rock/salt immediately below this ceiling. When excavating a stope, the rock or salt nearest the back is generally excavated first. Ground support is then installed into the back before removal of the remaining rock or salt, which is known as the bench.
the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine; "his back was nicely tanned"
The MARGIN between the inside of the TYPE PAGE and the edge of the PAGE at the spine. The back is on the right of a VERSO and the left of a RECTO.
Keywords:  underground, lode, upper, roof, ceiling
An extended upper part, as of a mountain or ridge.
The outward or upper part of a thing, as opposed to the inner or lower part; as, the back of the hand, the back of the foot, the back of a hand rail.
The upper part of a lode, or the roof of a horizontal underground passage.
Keywords:  vowel, tongue, book, english, bound
To make a back for; to furnish with a back; as, to back books.
To the place from which one came; to the place or person from which something is taken or derived; as, to go back for something left behind; to go back to one's native place; to put a book back after reading it.
The back of a book is the binding edge. To back a book is to shape the back of a previously rounded book, so as to make a shoulder on either side against which the front and back covers fit closely.
Keywords:  arrear, rent, overdue, one
Being in arrear; overdue; as, back rent.
In arrear; as, to be back in one's rent.
Keywords:  vawl
ˈbæk ˌvawl
Back is a small lunar impact crater that is located near the eastern limb of the Moon. It lies on the northwest edge of the Mare Smythii, and the northeast rim is adjacent to Schubert crater. To the west is the Jenkins crater, and to the southwest is the Weierstrass-Van Vleck crater pair.
Keywords:  went, barbarism, former, sleep, station
To a former state, condition, or station; as, to go back to private life; to go back to barbarism.
in or to or toward a former location; "she went back to her parents' house"
in or to or toward an original condition; "he went back to sleep"
Keywords:  afk, afc
Back from being AFK or AFC
A large shallow vat; a cistern, tub, or trough, used by brewers, distillers, dyers, picklers, gluemakers, and others, for mixing or cooling wort, holding water, hot glue, etc.
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The hide with the bellies removed.
Formed by cutting hide longitudinally along the backbone, then trimming off head and belly, leaving a "bend" and a shoulder.
The part opposite to, or most remote from, that which fronts the speaker or actor; or the part out of sight, or not generally seen; as, the back of an island, of a hill, or of a village.
A not commonly viewed part of an item. The back of a wrist watch is the part that is touching the arm.
One of the players usually numbered 9 through 15. Except for the scrumhalf, backs don't take part in scrums or lineouts.
Keywords:  atras, cebuano, miguel, san, section
A section in the San Miguel form. "Atras" in Cebuano.
Keywords:  hark, tally, hounds, fox, come
When a fox heads back, Tally-ho back; of the hounds come out, term is, Hark back.
Keywords:  bek, snout, mouth
bek mouth, snout
Keywords:  keelson, keel, ship
The keel and keelson of a ship.
That part of your friend which it is your privilege to contemplate in your adversity.
To support; to maintain; to second or strengthen by aid or influence; as, to back a friend.
strengthen by providing with a back or backing
Keywords:  ferryboat, see
A ferryboat. See Bac, 1.
Keywords:  hindrance, restraint
In a state of restraint or hindrance.
Keywords:  oxen, recede, retreat, drive, force
To drive or force backward; to cause to retreat or recede; as, to back oxen.
Keywords:  retaliation, driveway, hit, travel, car
travel backward; "back into the driveway"; "The car backed up and hit the tree"
cause to travel backward; "back the car into the parking spot"
in repayment or retaliation; "we paid back everything we had borrowed"; "he hit me and I hit him back"; "I was kept in after school for talking back to the teacher"
Keywords:  sang, adv, ultra, song, danced
(adv) the ultra or peak. Ex. "She sang that song back", "He danced back."
Keywords:  hence, garment, me, shield, kick
A garment for the back; hence, clothing.
the part of a garment that covers your back; "they pinned a `kick me' sign on his back"
The removable part of a medium or large-format camera that holds the film or the digital recording surface. "Backs" are attached to the back of the camera, hence their name. They shield the film from light except when exposed in the camera.
ground Research: The first step on a project wherein previously recorded information (whether archaeological, historical, cartographic, etc.) is sought about the project area.
Keywords:  somersault, see
A backward somersault. See Back Somersault.
Keywords:  fantaw, utc, edit, may
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Keywords:  eighteen, tee, longest, nine, hole
The tee position that makes the hole the longest. Also, the last nine holes of an eighteen-hole course.
Keywords:  i'll, lean, can't, chair, dental
A support or resource in reserve.
a support that you can lean against while sitting; "the back of the dental chair was adjustable"
give support or one's approval to; "I'll second that motion"; "I can't back this plan"; "endorse a new project"
In concealment or reserve; in one's own possession; as, to keep back the truth; to keep back part of the money due to another.
Arch. A concealed arch carrying the back of a wall where the exterior facing is carried by a lintel.
Keywords:  requital, repayment, return
In return, repayment, or requital.
Moving or operating backward; as, back action.
_back Move the cursor backward.
Pass: A pass that a player makes back toward their own goal, usually made back to the goalkeeper. This is often a defensive move to restart a new phase of play.
be in back of; "My garage backs their yard"
related to or located at the back; "the back yard"; "the back entrance"
the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord; "the fall broke his back"
Keywords:  clutch, see
See Clutch.
Keywords:  fondly, clocks, lovers, never, hour
in or to or toward a past time; "set the clocks back an hour"; "never look back"; "lovers of the past looking fondly backward"
Keywords:  indorse, write, letter, note, legal
To write upon the back of; as, to back a letter; to indorse; as, to back a note or legal document.
Keywords:  rabbit, tail, portion, neck, extending
The portion of the case covering the back.
The entire top portion of the rabbit, extending from neck to tail.
Keywords:  underside, loom, woven, cloth
The underside of the cloth as woven in the LOOM.
Keywords:  flip, single, known
a backward flip, also known as a single flip
Keywords:  genuine, valid, claims, establish, your
establish as valid or genuine; "Can you back up your claims?"
Keywords:  dictionary, cooking
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Keywords:  defender
a defender.
Keywords:  magazine, earlier, issues, date
of an earlier date; "back issues of the magazine"
Keywords:  envelope, address
to address (Back this envelope for me.)
a special item in a sequential container that has no items after it.
Keywords:  ago, times
(Of time) In times past; ago.
Keywords:  maneuvers, water
Maneuvers Back water Maneuvers
Keywords:  seat, place
To place or seat upon the back.
Keywords:  inner, margin, page, forward, print
Inner margin of page.
Forward} { Print Page
Keywords:  dried, marks, sheet, left, ropes
marks left in a sheet of hand made paper where it has been dried over ropes.
Keywords:  mount, get
To get upon the back of; to mount.
Keywords:  unwanted, hair, males, common, area
a common area for unwanted hair in males
Keywords:  earring, see
see earring back
Keywords:  contents, table
to Table of Contents
Keywords:  see
see backwardation.