backstand

noun

: a device for regulating machinery belt tension

Word History

First Known Use

1899, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of backstand was in 1899

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“Backstand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/backstand. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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