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backing

noun back·ing \ˈba-kiŋ\

: 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

Full Definition of BACKING

1
:  something forming a back
2
a :  support, aid
b :  endorsement especially of a warrant by a magistrate

Examples of BACKING

  1. The tape has an adhesive backing.
  2. The project has received financial backing from several investors.

First Known Use of BACKING

1793
Medical Dictionary

backing

noun back·ing \ˈbak-iŋ\

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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