Simple Definition of backing
: something that forms a back
: support or aid
: the music that is played along with someone who is singing or playing the main tune : the music that accompanies someone
Examples of backing
The tape has an adhesive backing.
The project has received financial backing from several investors.
First Known Use of backing
Medical Definition of backing
: the metal portion of a dental crown, bridge, or similar structure to which a porcelain or plastic tooth facing is attached
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