backing

backing

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English

Etymology

back +‎ -ing

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbæk.ɪŋ(ɡ)/
  • Rhymes: -ækɪŋ

Noun

backing (countable and uncountable, plural backings)

  1. Support, especially financial.
    It's a volunteer organization that works with backing from the city and a few grants.
  2. A liner or other material added behind or underneath.
  3. (television, film) A backdrop.
    • 2013, Gerald Millerson, TV Scenic Design (page 134)
      The simplest and cheapest answer is to introduce a scenic backing of some kind, a backdrop, a drape, some flats to restrict the shot and obscure whatever is outside.
  4. (music) Musicians and vocalists who support the main performer.
  5. The mounting of a horse or other animal.
  6. The action of putting something back; a switching into reverse.

Translations

Adjective

backing (not comparable)

  1. (music) Providing support for the main performer.

Verb

backing

  1. present participle of back

Anagrams

  • king cab

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