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piggyback

, pickaback
1. a ride on the back and shoulders of another person
2. Med of or relating to a type of heart transplant in which the transplanted heart functions in conjunction with the patient's own heart
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TEESSIDE comic Patrick Monahan has promised a piggyback for any stragglers in the SABIC Tees Pride 10k or 3k fun run.
There were no piggybacks that night, nor were there any when he later appeared at high school events in St.
Piggyback contracting means joining an existing contract already issued by another government agency -- "piggybacking" on a citywide contract for computers, for example, instead of signing a separate computer contract.
counties in population and mortgage market size have huge portions of home loans as piggybacks, some by as much as 62%.
The state adopted a law in 2002 banning smoking around tot playgrounds in public parks, and Santa Clarita's more restrictive ordinance piggybacks on that law.
Today, many borrowers with strong credit profiles are choosing piggybacks because of the lower monthly mortgage payments and enhanced tax deductibility.
Piggybacks are particularly popular in high-cost areas such as California, where prices have outstripped incomes and borrowers are increasingly stretching to purchase properties.
But now he's proposing a plan to beef up security at LAX that piggybacks on the LAX expansion master plan.