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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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The bench ordered the clubbing of the petition with another, which was filed against heavy schoolbags.
On its Twitter handle, the ministry said the public can get involved in the initiative that provides new schoolbags and assorted stationery to 1,000 students in Al Ahlia Charity Schools.
He was in possession of his schoolbag at this time.
In Group I tests are carried out with schoolbags and in Group II without backpacks.
Our survey found that the average weight of a Grade 1 student's schoolbag ranged from 2.9 to 5.1kg (105 to 195oz), while that of a Grade 3 student hovered between 3.2 and 5.5 kg (115 and 195 oz).
Thato Kgathlanye, 21, co-founded Repurpose Schoolbags that designs schoolbags made from up-cycled plastic shopping bags integrated with solar technology.
...the days when a shatter-proof The big increase comes from the fact that the days when a shatter-proof ruler was the snazziest kit in a pupil's schoolbag are long gone.
It is thought the device was hidden in a schoolbag and comprised of gas canisters, among other articles.
Rowling also said that the paparazzi unceasingly targeted her family and one incident that left her really infuriated was when one of the journalists slipped a letter into her five-year-old daughter's schoolbag.
Orange Jordan recently concluded its Schoolbag distribution Campaign, organized by the company for the second year in a row,.
Summary: Orange Jordan recently concluded its Schoolbag distribution Campaign, organized by the company for the second year in a row.