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backpack

a pack carried on the back of an astronaut, containing oxygen cylinders, essential supplies, etc

backpack

A parachute pack attached to the parachute harness at the upper back of the wearer. A short term for backpack parachute.
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This image simply shows a darker-skinned male wearing a black jacket and carrying a black bookbag, which 4chan users suggest makes him a possible "suspect" in the incident.
All users have to do is install Safari Bookbag through an Apple App Store at no additional cost.
We like to go downtown and pretend it's already vibrant by grabbing a bookbag, buying a latte and strolling around peering through windows and smiling at every person we see.
The composer states that "the then Poet in the Schools, Ted Parkhurst, secured the rights from the parents of all of the children and published the full set of some thirty poems in two volumes, A Bowlful of Rhinos and A Bookbag of Stars.
Public libraries continued to use summer reading programs as their primary method of promoting reading and added "family reading programs" sponsored by the American Library Association and McDonald's to promote both adult and child literacy ("ALA/McDonald's Team Up," 1993; "Children's Bookbag," 1999; "For Third Year," 1995; "Riding the Reading Express," 1996).
When I finished reading aloud and suggested that Sally Jo take the book home, she shrugged her shoulders as she carelessly stuffed it into her bookbag.
The oldest sister shoved Dorothy, strapped to her bookbag, into the sand and when she wouldn't get up and fight, kicked her.
If possible, please bring your artifact in a backpack or bookbag.
The story of combative ex-Manhattanite Rena, who sees herself as a frontline pioneer, sits beside that of Fadi, an Arab student who commutes with his bookbag held in front of his face for fear of being disfigured by a bomb.
By her own admission, India was a "bad student,"--someone who kept wrinkled notes in her bookbag and whose locker usually looked like it should be condemned.
I remember last semester when Daniel's bookbag broke.
For a superb critique of the thesis exemplified in the Bork book, see Richard Delgado, Rodrigo's Bookbag, 50 STAN.