Canadian. Canadian bacon.
lean bacon from the back of a pig’s loin
British term for Canadian bacon
bacon from the ‘back’ of the pig near the shoulders
Carpentry. a piece of millwork surrounding the trim at the top and sides of a door or window. a broad band passing over the back of a horse, for supporting the shafts of a vehicle.
Shipbuilding. a short length of angle iron fitted over flanges of two angle irons butted together side by side to connect or reinforce them. a construction of shelves and counter space behind a bar, used for storing bottles, glasses, etc.
- Back bay
a prosperous residential and commercial area of Boston, Massachusetts. Contemporary Examples Reprinted with permission of Back Bay Books / Little, Brown and Company. The Real Monuments Men: The Coronation Chamber of Hitler Robert Edsel February 5, 2014 Historical Examples There were people skating on Back Bay, and chairs on runners with ladies well wrapped up […]
a secondary or supplementary beat, as by a jazz drummer. Contemporary Examples When he opened his mouth, out came that familiar soft-spoken voice with the slightly jazzy cadence—dry ice with a backbeat. Spending a Day With Peter O’Toole Malcolm Jones December 15, 2013 backbeat follows the early days of the Beatles in Germany and focuses […]