an accumulation caused by clogging or a stoppage
"a traffic backup on the main street"; "he discovered a backup in the toilet"
stand-in, substitute, relief, reliever, backup, backup man, fill-in(noun)
someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)
"the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes"; "we need extra employees for summer fill-ins"
backup man, rest period, second-stringer, stand-in, respite, support, accompaniment, ease, rest, succour, allayer, assuagement, relief pitcher, musical accompaniment, rilievo, easing, replacement, reserve, easement, reliever, relief, alleviation, fill-in, succor, comforter, substitute, relievo, moderation, computer backup, ministration, sculptural relief, embossment, championship, backing, patronage, fireman
accompaniment, musical accompaniment, backup, support(noun)
a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts
fill-in, financial backing, reenforcement, reinforcement, patronage, escort, living, supporting, complement, keep, accompaniment, livelihood, support, bread and butter, co-occurrence, backup man, reliever, musical accompaniment, backing, financial support, sustenance, funding, championship, concomitant, computer backup, relief, stand-in, documentation, attendant, substitute
backup, computer backup(noun)
(computer science) a copy of a file or directory on a separate storage device
"he made a backup in case the original was accidentally damaged or erased"
backing, backup, championship, patronage(noun)
the act of providing approval and support
"his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives"
fill-in, financial backing, patronage, relief, funding, financial support, accompaniment, disdain, support, backup man, reliever, title, musical accompaniment, backing, condescension, trade, championship, mount, computer backup, business, stand-in, clientele, substitute
standby, reserve or extra
I am only a backup player.
That is intended as a backup.
Make a backup copy of that file.
An accumulation of material that halts the flow or movement of something.
The blockage caused a backup in the plumbing.
He's got a gun - you better send for backup.
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How to use backup in a sentence?
As short-term backup clocks start to desynchronize with each other ... cell phone towers start to fail, IT networks slow down or fail, financial systems are impacted, management of the electrical grid becomes problematic. That is the really scary part.
But those houses already had offers on them, it was crazy. There isn't a lot on the market, so maybe they are trying to get a bidding war going or secure backup offers.
A woman should give a valid, backup REASON not mere one-sided, demanding CONDITION to a man who she wants treating her like a queen.
Before the start of the bottom of the fourth inning ... a rare electronics failure caused both the primary and backup generators inside the Fox Sports production compound to lose power, the issue was immediately addressed, although it resulted in the audience missing one at-bat during the time needed to switch to (the) international feed, powered by a different generator on site.
This rig can't be torn out of moorings, even with a 9-point tsunami, and we've even considered that if it does go inland, there is a backup system that can keep the reactor cooling for 24 hours without an electricity supply.
Translations for backup
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- záložní, zálohaCzech
- Ersatz, Deckung, Backup, Datensicherung, Unterstützung, HilfeGerman
- copia de seguridad, respaldo, reservaSpanish
- vara-, varmuuskopioFinnish
- biztonsági mentésHungarian
- afrit, öryggis-, öryggisafritIcelandic
- sostituto, backup, copia, riserva, sicurezza, diItalian
- バックアップ, 予備, 補欠, 控えJapanese
- reserve, reservekopie, backupDutch
- kopia zapasowaPolish
- backup, reserva, becapePortuguese
- дублёр, резервный, резервное копирование, резерв, резервная копия, бэкап, запаснойRussian
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