Definition of backing
- a tape with adhesive backing
- … she plans to record the songs with the backing of an orchestra.
- —Cortney Harding
The tape has an adhesive backing.
The project has received financial backing from several investors.
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: 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
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to pay off by making regular payments
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