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back porch

[′bak ¦pȯrch]
(electronics)
The period of time in a television circuit immediately following a synchronizing pulse during which the signal is held at the instantaneous amplitude corresponding to a black area in the received picture.
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the railings on the back porch, my son tied it there, so I could
From the state fair to the boxing ring, from gritty city corner to rural back porch Arndt's photographs present a compelling documentary of working class Minnesota.
When arthritis settled in my mother's hips and knees, it became hard for her m get up and down the back porch steps to tend to the small vegetable and herb garden that she loved.
Backyard Maine" is a collection of memoirs from Edgar Allen Beem discussing his adventures in life from his back porch in Maine.
Playing in styles ranging from back porch blues and reggae, to Texas swing and cool jazz, this Toronto-based duo is pure dynamite.
Last November Layne Southcott had his work cut out for him when he began renovating the former Calla 100 Caribbean Kitchen to transform it into the Back Porch Alley Restaurant.
But having housed cats in two key states (Texas and New York), we know that cat food on the back porch attracts 'possums.
Every evening, she would rush to the back porch to see another glorious, unique sunset in order to capture all of its wonder and beauty on canvas.
Nostalgia for such simple pleasures as visiting Grandma and Grandpa for a day of adventure on the farm, drinking a glass of milk straight from the cow, sleeping on the back porch in the sunshine, or taking pleasure in the faithful company of mouser cats and hound dogs.
My 3-year-old was on the back porch when she had to go to the bathroom.
Gabriel Walker, described by a neighbor as "a little ball of fire," took off from the back porch of his home when his grandmother stepped inside to get ice cream.
The gleeful back porch thump of opener Old Virginia Block will lay that one to rest.