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hold back

a strap of the harness joining the breeching to the shaft, so that the horse can hold back the vehicle

hold back

[¦hōl ′bak]
(graphic arts)
In printing of photos, to shade certain portions of the image while printing.
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Hold Back doesn't simply look at the fallout this engagement causes among Slimane's Algerian family but also the horror with which it is greeted by Dorcy's relatives.
He said: "On certain high-profile games in previous seasons, we have tried to hold back the away fans on the seating decks or within the concourse itself with mixed results.
Perhaps next time he could hold back until he discovers all the facts over plans for the family's entries.
In addition, engineers will begin work on the delicate process of securing the concrete slurry walls that hold back the Hudson River waters and which are the signature portion of Libeskind's design.
I know I should perhaps try to be careful and hold back a bit but I am not sure that I can," said the player who is desperate to make up for lost time after suffering a season-long knee injury.
The main disadvantage of this model is it requires the practice to either hold back pay or create a separate pool of funds for the incentives.
To investigate whether the filter was working effectively to hold back oxides, filters from castings HF and VF were sectioned longitudinally and examined metallographically.
We hold back the minimum amount necessary for central services, and we consult with the schools on the amount delegated to them.
The dam would hold back flood waters by trapping some rain water in a new reservoir -- three Gorges Lake (see map, above).
The 90-day hold back is to provide assurance to MCT that there are no unknown obligations on the part of Sym-Tek which would need to be assumed by MCT.
Atherton Trust also helped resolve issues that created a hold back.
Global Banking News-March 28, 2013--BCG says banks would not hold back funds for real estate development in Dubai(C)2013 ENPublishing - http://www.