Back Gears

Business / Machine Shop / Back Gears: Gears fitted to a machine to increase the number of spindle speeds obtainable with a cone or step pulley belt drive.

Other Words for Back

Back Verb Synonyms: invest in, wager or bet on
Back Adverb Synonyms: to or toward(s) the rear, rearward(s), backward(s), away
Back Adjective Synonyms: rear, service, servants'
Back Noun Synonyms: backside, rear, dorsum
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Holdback

Business / Real Estate / Holdback: Funds not released under a construction loan agreement due to a failure to lease to the required minimum. MORE

Hogback

Science / Geology / Hogback: A formation similar to a Cuesta in that it is a ridge formed by slower erosion of hard strata, but having two steep, equally inclined slopes. MORE

Holding Back

Entertainment / Photography / Holding Back: 1. Shortening the development time given to film to help reduce image contrast. 2. Method of decreasing exposure given to selective areas of the print. Also referred to as dodging. MORE

Kickback

Entertainment / Bowling / Kickback: Vertical division boards between the sides of the lanes at the pit end. On many hits the pins can bounce off the kickbacks and knock down more pins; see also sidewalls. Variations: Loose kickback mean MORE

Kickbacks

Entertainment / Bowling / Kickbacks: The dividers between lanes; so called because pins often kick back off a divider to knock other pins downs. MORE

Hatchback (Box Or Enclosure)

Technology / Home Audio / Hatchback (Box Or Enclosure): An enclosure of such size and shape as to enable its efficient use in hatchback-style vehicles. Normally, these enclosures are somewhat deeper than standard angled enclosures and have either handles o MORE

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