Backward Compatibility

Technology / Computers / Backward Compatibility: The purposeful design of software and hardware to work with previous versions of the same application or device.

Other Words for Backward

Backward Adverb Synonyms: backwards
Backward Adjective Synonyms: bashful, shy, reticent, diffident, retiring, coy, timid, unwilling, loath, chary, reluctant, averse
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Backwards compatibility

Entertainment / Video Games / Backwards compatibility: This refers to the ability of new technology to run software designed for an earlier iteration of hardware. For example, the playstation 2 is able to run all games designed for the previous generation MORE

Normal Backwardation Theory

Business / Finance / Normal Backwardation Theory: Holds that the futures price will be bid down to a level below the expected spot price. MORE

Backwardation

Business / Finance / Backwardation: A market condition in which futures prices are lower in the distant delivery months than in the nearest delivery month. This may occur when the costs of storing the product until eventual delivery are MORE

Backward Pass

Entertainment / Football / Backward Pass: A pass thrown to the side or backward. Also called 'onside pass' in Canadian football. There is no limit to the number of backward passes or where they may be thrown from. Sometimes incorrectly referr MORE

Backward Compatibility

Technology / Computers / Backward Compatibility: The purposeful design of software and hardware to work with previous versions of the same application or device. MORE

Backward

Life Style / Wine / Backward: A tasting term. Wines described as backward are undeveloped and not ready to drink. They are often young and tannic, and may also be described as austere. The opposite, unsurprisingly, of forward! MORE

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