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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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Cafele's Laptop School Bookbag is perfectly built with spacious multiple compartments and an anti-theft design, comfortable straps and a magnetic buckle that hold things tightly.
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.
1181 (1997) (book review) [hereinafter Delgado, Fifteenth Chronicle] (Latino civil rights); Richard Delgado, Rodrigo's Bookbag: Brimelow, Bork, Herrnstein, Murray, and D'Souza--Recent Conservative Thought and the End of Equality, 50 Stan.
350+ pages in the original), can fit much more comfortably in the average musician's bookbag or case.
Carrying on the subway a bookbag that says "BOMB" on it as part of a Halloween costume, disregarding the risk that others could become alarmed, when a person on the subway does become alarmed, (151) is graded by Pennsylvania survey participants the same as taking property of another valued between $50 and $200, a third degree misdemeanor, which has a maximum sentence of one year, (152) but under current law the offense is graded as a third degree felony, which has a maximum sentence of seven years.
Then, add weight to the ankle with a purse, bookbag, or 1-pound bag of rice or beans-even a grocery bag holding a gallon of milk.
With mobile ebook applications for the iPhone, such as Safari's Bookbag, and reading devices such as the Amazon Kindle, it's clear ebook technology is not a new idea, but it has certainly been gaining momentum.
With Safari Bookbag, users can now download PDFs--whether chapters or full books--to either of these two mobile devices.
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).