backed

[ US /ˈbækt/ ]
[ UK /bˈækt/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. having a back or backing, usually of a specified type
  2. used of film that is coated on the side opposite the emulsion with a substance to absorb light
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How To Use backed In A Sentence

  • Leaked Reports Detail Iran's Aid for Iraqi Militias," blared the headline on afront page story inThe New York Times, which went on to report on several incidents recounted in WikiLeaks documents that journalist Michael Gordon called "the shadow war between the United States and Iraqi militias backed by Iran's Revolutionary Guards. Ali Gharib: What Did WikiLeaks Really Tell Us About Iran?
  • Rows of brick garden apartments all backed onto a massive common garden: a shared backyard for children to play, dogs to gambol, and families to eat picnics together. Day of Honey
  • Other numerous species include the yellowbilled diver Gavia adamsii, whooper swan Cygnus cygnus, lesser whitefronted goose Anser erythropus, slatybacked gull Larus Schistisagus, Kamchatka tern Sterna camtschatica, guillemot Uria aalge, thickbilled guillemot Uria lomvia, pigeon guillemot Cepphus columbs, ancient murrelet Synthliboramphus antiquus, horned puffin Fratercula Corniculata and tufted puffin Lunda cirrhata. Volcanoes of Kamchatka, Russian Federation
  • There are high precipices that are backed by the papyrus and ambatch swamps that form the delta of the Kagera River.
  • In the end, despite these tight controls, the US-backed generals failed to win a majority of the vote, securing a plurality only through frenzied last minute stuffing of the ballot boxes.
  • The aromas and flavours of fresh ripe pineapple are topped with a hint of honey backed by zippy acidity.
  • Over 6,000 policemen and women were on the streets of central London backed up by mounted police, three police helicopters and numerous plainclothes spotters on the roofs and in the crowd.
  • Also I lived in a top-floor flat on a busy road, my carpets were foam-backed, the furniture was chipboard and hardboard. M. E. Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome - How To Live With It
  • But most union locals active in the race backed Ryan.
  • But now we can't even use the plumbing because the drains are all backed up.
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