back arrow

noun

Definition of back arrow

Examples of back arrow in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When you’re finished, tap the back arrow and you’re all set. Kim Komando, USA TODAY, 26 Aug. 2021 When introduced in 2019, once the list of available plans appeared, the only way to return to the drug or pharmacy pages was to click the back arrow. Diane Omdahl, Forbes, 11 May 2021 Clicking the browser's back arrow created an endless series of new sites. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, 16 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of back arrow

1980, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of back arrow was in 1980

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“Back arrow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/back%20arrow. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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