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Back,

river, c.600 mi (970 km) long, rising in lakes, Northwest Territories, Canada, and flowing northeast through Nunavut across the tundra to Chantry Inlet. Numerous lakes lie along its course. It is named for Sir George BackBack, Sir George,
1796–1878, British explorer in N Canada. He accompanied Sir John Franklin on arctic expeditions in 1818, 1819–22, and 1824–27. On an expedition (1833–35) to search for the missing John Ross, Back explored the Great Fish River (now Back
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, the first European to descend the river (1834).

What does it mean when you dream about the back?

Because of the dreaming mind’s tendency to literalize metaphors, the back can signify meanings from familiar sayings. For example, in a dream the back may mean “watch your back” (beware of treachery).

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(anatomy)
The part of the human body extending from the neck to the base of the spine.
(graphic arts)
The part of a book where the binding and pages are stitched together.
(mining engineering)
The upper part of any mining cavity.
A joint, usually a strike joint, perpendicular to the direction of working.

back

1. The rear, reverse, unseen, more remote, or less important part of a structure, tool, or object
2. The support for a more prominent or visible element; e.g., the back of wallboard is the surface to be plastered.
3. The top or exposed side of a slate, tile, or the like, in contrast to the bed.
4. The ridge or top of a horizontal member or structure like a joist, rafter, or roof.
5. A principal rafter.
6. The extrados or top surface of an arch, often buried in the surrounding masonry.
7. A low-grade veneer used for the back ply in plywood construction.
8. The wainscoting below the sash frame of a window, extending to the floor.

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i. The curved surface of a propeller blade. It corresponds to the upper surface of the airplane's wing. Also called a blade back.
ii. The back of the power curve, where any decrease in speed results in a disproportional increase in drag. A stage may be reached when even with full power the aircraft may continue to sink. Also referred to as behind the power curve and backside of the power curve.
iii. The top part or the upper surface area of an airplane, especially of an airplane's fuselage, referred to in such contexts as “to fly on its back.”
iv. The back seat (rear cockpit) of a two-seater combat or trainer aircraft.
v. The changing of wind direction in the anti-clock-wise direction. When the wind direction changes in the anticlock-wise direction, it is called backing when the change is clock-wise, it is called veering.

back

1
1. Ball games
a. a mainly defensive player behind a forward
b. the position of such a player
2. the upper surface of a joist, rafter, slate, tile, etc., when in position

back

2
a large tub or vat, esp one used by brewers
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I can't enjoy my backyard, I can't go out there," Carden told Sydney-based (https://www.9news.com.au/national/perth-vegan-demands-neighbour-stop-cooking-barbecues-smoking-and-bouncing-balls/5a108bdb-142b-486a-a30d-28edd354d602) 9News.
'We have not received cases of pig mortality from our backyard farmers,' he said.
Government officials and private stakeholders have been encouraging backyard raisers to avoid-or if possible stop-swill feeding since it could be a vector of diseases like ASF and foot and mouth disease.
The swine disease, if not controlled, can also devastate the country's hog industry, including the livelihoods of all those small-scale backyard hog raisers.
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Using sticks, leaves, flowers, feathers, or any other natural building material that can be found in the backyard, along with some nontoxic glue, have the kids design and build tiny dwellings for the backyard fairies.
But the governor pointed out that "with or without dry spell, backyard gardening is very essential for every family in Moro communities to bank on not only during emergency moment but throughout the year."
"Our study participants produced eggs in their backyards, in close proximity to older-stock housing, while the New York City eggs were produced in a community garden environment, at perhaps greater distance from buildings," the authors wrote.
We sampled all backyard flocks up to a limit of 10 birds >6 months of age, which ensured that all sampled birds had been exposed to the HPAI outbreaks.
'Our backyard raisers are selling at cost, and sometimes even at a loss.
She said that in urban areas,organic eggs were not easily available and backyard poultry could help them with fresh eggs on daily basis,adding that organic poultry birds offer 220 eggs in a year and the price of eggs was almost double.