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back off

[′bak ‚ȯf]
(engineering)
To unscrew or disconnect.
To withdraw the drill bit from a borehole.
To withdraw a cutting tool or grinding wheel from contact with the workpiece.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The RTA in partnership with Arabian Radio Network (ARN) has created a device called 'Back off Radio', which will alert drivers when they are too close to the taxi in front.
'Back off Radio' collects real time information that doesn't only warn about tailgating but can also detect speeding, and aggressive driving, which can then be analysed to assist the RTA to create safer roads.
Do that a few times and you'll definitely stop asking for referrals.Knowing when and how to back off can make all the difference in the world for you (not to mention your clients).
We then present a mechanism for the detection of any misuse in the back off stage of 802.11 DCF.
Bolton might have gone in front earlier with Rodrigo Moreno's snapshot coming back off a post, but they were always second best.
Summary: West Ham have produced arguably their best display of the season to haul themselves back off the bottom of the Barclays Premier League.
Wayne Curtis nearly had Morecambe level just a minute later but his volley came back off a post before Conlon also hit the woodwork for the visitors.
The home side almost broke the deadlock just before the break, but thankfully Park's curling effort into the top corner came back off the angle of post and bar.
US Defense Secretary Gates told Al Jazeera the Arab world should stock up on weapons as a way to pressure Iran to back off its nuclear program.
Andreas Weimann's shot came back off the post after he had been set up by Collins and late on in the game, the goalscorer might have had a second but also saw his effort come back off the woodwork.