backing off


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backing off

[′bak·iŋ ¦ȯf]
(engineering)
Removing excessive body metal from badly worn bits.
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No backing off from the decision to avenge the assassination of Hajj Mughniyeh," Nasrallah was quoted as saying during the meeting.
But he says he can't bear to be hurt again and so he keeps backing off.
29: Russian referee Valentin Ivanov cautions Xabi Alonso for not backing off 10 yards at a free-kick, which Juve wanted to take quickly.