back arrow


Examples of back arrow in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tap the back arrow in the upper left-hand corner of the screen to exit. Kurt Knutsson, Fox News, 30 Sep. 2023 Since then, Google has been gradually adding new features to Android 14, like a new back arrow that blends with your background, passkey support, improved battery life, and more control over your privacy in your device’s media library. Emma Roth, The Verge, 8 May 2023 To get back to the standard feed, tap the back arrow in the top left. John Kennedy, Popular Science, 24 Jan. 2023 Hit the back arrow on the settings screen and get back to the main Privacy page. Washington Post, 15 July 2021 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 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1980, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of back arrow was in 1980

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“Back arrow.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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