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backing 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈbakiNG/,
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backings, plural;
  1. Support or help
    • - he accepted the backing of the police group
    • - they had financial backing from local firms
  2. A layer of material that forms, protects, or strengthens the back of something
    • - the fabric has a special backing for durability
  3. (esp. in popular music) The music or singing that accompanies the main singer or soloist
    • - the trio provided backing to some of the most popular vocalists of the day
    • - backing vocals
  4. The movement of the place of formation of a sound toward the back of the mouth


  1. the act of providing approval and support; "his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives"
  2. something forming a back that is added for strengthening
  3. support: financial resources provided to make some project possible; "the foundation provided support for the experiment"
  4. (backed) having a back or backing, usually of a specified type
  5. (backed) used of film that is coated on the side opposite the emulsion with a substance to absorb light
  6. Support, especially financial; A liner or other material added behind or underneath; Musicians and vocalists who support the main performer; That which provides support for the main performer
  7. (Backings) InterfaceFLOR has developed extremely high-performance backings for the demanding contract market.
  8. A 'backed' team is one on which lots of bets have been placed.
  9. (Backed) When a bookmaker takes a lot of money on one particular selection, this is said to be "backed". This scenario usually causes the shortening of odds.
  10. (Backed) This is where a horse has a high volume of bets, or wagers, placed on it.Backed In- This is where a horse has a high volume of bets placed on it.
  11. (backed) being intentionally dulled along one edge. A blade may be backed in order to allow it to be held opposite the cutting edge.
  12. Frame lumber installed between the wall studs to give additional support for drywall or an interior trim related item, such as handrail brackets, cabinets, and towel bars. ...
  13. a soft rubber layer between a hose tube and/or cover and carcass to provide adhesion.
  14. The hessian or synthetic material used to glue together with the tufted carpet into the binding
  15. Any material used as a base over which a finished material is to be installed.
  16. Any type of line used to partially fill a reel before the main fishing line is added; commonly used in fly-fishing or by bass anglers who use many of the newer thread-like or polymer lines.
  17. Fabrics and yarns that make up the back of the carpet as opposed to the carpet pile or face. In tufted carpet:
  18. The material or surface upon which an old flag is placed for the purposes of stabilization or preservation.
  19. In binding, the process of applying glue to the rounded back of a book prior to affixing a strip of gauzy fabric (ie: crash or super), and followed by a strip of brown-paper liner, before casing-in; also called "back-lining". ...
  20. dark coating, normally on the back of a film, but sometimes between emulsion and base, to reduce halation. The backing dye disappears during processing.
  21. Fabric used as the back layer of another fabric.
  22. A counterclockwise shift in the wind direction in the Northern Hemisphere at a certain location. In the Southern Hemisphere, it is clockwise. This can either happen in the horizontal or the vertical (with height). For example, the wind shifts from the northeast to the north to the northwest. ...
  23. usually braided dacron, used to take up space on the spool before the fly line is attached (see spool and nail knot); on salmon, steelhead, and saltwater reels, also becomes important in fighting fish.
  24. Woven or nonwoven material used underneath the item or fabric being embroidered to provide support and stability.
  25. The layer of fabric on the back of a quilt.  It can be one piece of fabric, several fabrics sewn together, or made from left over blocks.