backing

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noun back·ing \ˈba-kiŋ\

Definition of backing

  1. 1 :  something forming a back

  2. 2 a :  support, aid b :  endorsement especially of a warrant by a magistrate

Examples of backing in a sentence

  1. The tape has an adhesive backing.

  2. The project has received financial backing from several investors.

1793

First Known Use of backing

1793


BACKING Defined for English Language Learners

backing

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noun back·ing \ˈba-kiŋ\

Definition of backing for English Language Learners

  • : 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


Medical Dictionary

backing

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noun back·ing \ˈbak-iŋ\

Medical Definition of backing

  1. :  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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