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backpack

a pack carried on the back of an astronaut, containing oxygen cylinders, essential supplies, etc
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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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"Back Pack's leaders had led claims to the elusive substance of humanitarianism, and in so doing had defined and justified their actions.
Funding to extend Back Pack Program for students at six elementary schools in low income neighborhoods in metro-Orlando.
With an O'Neill back pack this need never happen again.
The Modal SWW-18 and SWW-72 carabineer watches may be worn on a belt loop, attached to a back pack or hunting vest or used as a key clip.
The former paratrooper from Balsall Common (right) notched his 361st world record when he regained the record for the longest reverse abdominal plank while carrying a 100lb back pack.
South Miami, FL, February 27, 2014 --(PR.com)-- An innovative and functional new twist on a widely used personal accessory, the Back Pack Assembly, has been developed by Jorge Valdes of Hialeah, Florida.
Available in five varieties, including Tailball Back Pack Attack, which comes in a handy back pack including a net, Tailball Extreme, which is strictly for outdoor play, and Tailball Flyer, a fresh take on the traditional Frisbee game, Tailball is suitable for all ages and abilities.
A firefighter has swapped his hose reel for a back pack on a gruelling trek around Scotland.
But the thought of seven-year-olds carrying knives is so chilling for those of us who expect to see children of that age skip off to school with a teddy in their back pack.
He said: "The last eight months have been especially tough and challenging, the cross country back pack records carrying 40, 60, 80 and 100lb back packs has mentally tested me, but my team has pushed me all the way.