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piggyback

, pickaback
1. a ride on the back and shoulders of another person
2. Med of or relating to a type of heart transplant in which the transplanted heart functions in conjunction with the patient's own heart
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Adding the piggybacked account moves 28% of subprime and 35% of near-prime borrowers into a higher-credit-quality segment.
The Space Shuttle Enterprise has flown to New York from Washington DC, piggybacked atop a Boeing 747.
But 11 extruders were too many for a radial arrangement, so Brampton piggybacked extruders.
They range in size from 600- to 1,400 square feet and feature an eclectic mix of styles and amenities, such as a two-bedroom unit with an extended atrium-style glass wall or a one-bedroom unit with two enormous closets, piggybacked floor-to-ceiling--a boon for seasonal wardrobe storage.