a tank or series of pipes at the back of a fireplace for heating water US name water back
Anatomy. the spinal column; spine. strength of character; resolution. something resembling a backbone in appearance, position, or function. Bookbinding. a back or bound edge of a book; spine. Nautical. a rope running along the middle of an awning, as a reinforcement and as an object to which a supporting bridle or crowfoot may be attached. […]
- Back of bourke
a remote area or place.
demanding great effort, endurance, etc.; exhausting: a backbreaking job. Contemporary Examples According to political lore, patriot-Americans do the backbreaking work that keeps the country humming. A ‘Black President’ Is of No Value to America Rich Benjamin November 3, 2008 Historical Examples It will take some backbreaking investigation to get the whole story, because the files […]
- Back burner
a condition of low priority or temporary deferment (usually used in the phrase on the back burner): Put other issues on the back burner until after the election. Contemporary Examples And while his Town & Country photo shoot nearly broke the Internet, modeling is on the back burner: “Acting is my first priority.” Scott Eastwood […]