The work of moving backwards or of putting or going anything backward
- money provided which will make some project possible
- anything creating a back that's added for strengthening
- the act of offering approval and assistance
- of straight back
- The work of moving backward, or of placing or moving everything backwards.
- That which is at the rear of, and types the back of, everything, often offering energy or stability.
- Support or aid directed at someone or cause.
- The planning of back of a novel with glue, etc., before putting on the cover.
Indorsement; indorsement by a magistrate.
1590s, "help;" 1640s, "retreat;" verbal noun from back (v.). Real feeling of "anything creating a backing to something else" is from 1793. Indicating "musical accompaniment" is recorded from 1940.
Wind changing in an counter-clockwise way, for example. from west to south. (recreation: Weather Forecast)
- once the wind alterations in a counter clockwise way all over compass. (sport: Yachting)
(p. pr. & vb. n.) of straight back
- (n.) The act of moving backwards, or of putting or moving anything backward.
- (letter.) That which is at the rear of, and types the rear of, such a thing, frequently providing strength or security.
- (n.) Support or aid fond of someone or cause.
- (letter.) The planning of straight back of a book with glue, etc., before putting on the cover.
Both Nicholson's and Kijnig's machines printed only one side at a time - the second or backing printing being a separate and distinct operation - but they really embodied the general principles on which all other machines have been constructed or modelled.