an outdoor area, usually adjoining a studio, used for the shooting of exterior scenes.
Within an hour of arriving in Greenwood, Miss., we had found our “backlot” for The Help.
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It was a classy move guaranteed to win her a few friends on the backlot.
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an area outside a film or television studio used for outdoor filming
adjective furthest back Historical Examples Her voice, calm and clear, sounded to the backmost seat and sent the children tittering. Bud Neil Munro It works in a 48-toothed wheel h2 upon the end of the backmost fluted roller a, fig. 333. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines Andrew Ure She darted, bronze, to the […]
to treat as a back order: We have to back-order your sofa until the new fabric arrives. also back-order, by 1980 (n.); 1985 (v.), from back (adj.) + order. Related: Backordered.
backoffice software A suite of network server software from Microsoft that includes Windows NT Server, BackOffice Server (for the integrated development, deployment, and management of BackOffice applications in departments, branch offices, and medium sized businesses); Exchange Server; Proxy Server; Site Server for intranet publishing, management, and search; Site Server Commerce Edition For comprehensive Internet commerce […]
to propel a boat by paddling backward, as by using a stroke in the direction of stern to bow.