a long-handled device for scratching one’s own back.
a person who exchanges favors or services for mutual advantage.
an implement with a long handle, used for scratching one’s back
(informal) a person who provides a service, corporate or public money etc, for another, in order to receive a similar service or reward in return
backscratching noun A helping or accommodating of one by another: It’s got to be a mutual backscratch (late 1800s+) Related Terms you scratch my back i scratch yours
noun a variant spelling of baksheesh Historical Examples He had the Somali’s love of a rupee, and there was no danger or hardship that he would not undergo in the hope of backsheesh. In Africa John T. McCutcheon “You probably ask a pound for every year, and a backsheesh for the odd months,” said the […]
- Backside cache
backside cache hardware, processor An implementation of secondary cache memory that allows it to be directly accessed by the CPU. Backside cache is used by Apple Computers, Inc. in their PowerPC G3 processor. Previous PowerPC processors used the system bus to access both secondary cache and main memory. In the PowerPC G3 a dedicated bus […]
backend-to. inside out.