A link in one direction implied by the existence of an explicit link in the other direction.
to defer to a later date, as wages, benefits, or costs: The union agreed to back-load pay raises. Historical Examples A soldier came past with a back-load of canteens freshly filled. My Days and Nights on the Battle-Field Charles Carleton Coffin Barth; a back-load of rushes, straw, heath, &c. Irish beart. English As We Speak […]
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: […]
- Back lot
an outdoor area, usually adjoining a studio, used for the shooting of exterior scenes. Historical Examples Every evening after dinner we adjourn to the back lot and fire at a target with pistols. Strange True Stories of Louisiana George Washington Cable They told me that he was cutting corn in the back lot, where I […]
- Back marker
noun a competitor who is at the back of a field in a race