the final charges of commission and expenses made by an investment trust, insurance policy, etc, when the investor is paid out
an accident in which a vehicle or other conveyance has run into the rear of another. noun phrase An automobile accident in which the victim is hit from behind
to defer to a later date, as wages, benefits, or costs: The union agreed to back-load pay raises.
a reserve or accumulation, as of stock, work, or business: a backlog of business orders. a large log at the back of a hearth to keep up a fire. Compare forestick. to hold in reserve, as for future handling or repair. to enter and acknowledge (an order) for future shipment. to accumulate in a backlog: […]