Definitions for "Backing"
That which is behind, and forms the back of, anything, usually giving strength or stability.
The back or bottom layer of quilt.
Materials comprising the back of the carpet, as opposed to the carpet pile or face. For Fusion Bonded Carpets: Backing material for fusion-bonded carpet is a system of layered vinyl or plastic compound and fiberglass scrim for dimensional stability. For Tufted Carpets: Primary back—In tufting, a woven or nonwoven fabric in which the pile yarn is inserted by the tufting needles. Usually woven or nonwoven polypropylene or woven jute for carpet and often cotton duck for scatter rugs. Secondary back—Fabric laminated to the back of carpet to reinforce and increase dimensional stability. Usually woven or nonwoven polypropylene. For Woven Carpets: Backings of woven carpets are the "construction yarns" comprising chain warp, stuffer warp, and shot or fill, which are interwoven with the face yarn during carpet fabric formation.
A change in the direction of the wind, in an anti-clockwise direction.
Walking backwards usually with the intent to confuse the sign by trying to indicate a different direction of travel.
A counterclockwise shift in wind direction (for example, south winds shifting to the east).
Paper or film, with a silicone realese coating, carrying the adhesive face material; also called the liner.
Refers to the carrier sheet (liner) of material in a pressure sensitive lamination as opposed to the face material. Typically having a release coating applied enabling the adhesive to be removed easily.
A coating that is applied/sprayed onto the back of fabric to prevent seam slippage and excess wear.
Keywords:  spool, dacron, reel, braided, fly
Braided line that runs between the reel and the fly line and resembles kite string. Backing fills out a reel, keeping the line near front, and more importantly gives anglers a way to fight fish that have pulled out all the fly line.
usually braided dacron, used to take up space on the spool before the fly line is attached (see spool and nail knot); on salmon, steelhead, and saltwater reels, also becomes important in fighting fish.
A thin line that attaches between the reel and fly line. Backing provides extra running room when playing a fish and provides a larger spool, winding more line per revolution of the reel, which aids in retrieving fish.
Support or aid given to a person or cause.
furring placed on the inside corners of framed walls or partitions to support the ends of drywall panels.
the act of providing approval and support; "his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives"
Forming of the front and back pages and endpapers to form shoulder for hinging case
(see round): The binding process of dispersing the swelling of the spine of a rounded text block and shaping it into a shoulder on each side of the spine of a text block. Backing accommodates the thickness of the boards, and provides a hinge along which they can swing freely. Backing also helps to prevent the spine of the text block from collapsing into a concave shape over time.
The process of shaping the spine of a text block. See Appendix: "Making a Casebound Book", slides 65-69.
A term used in the description of Alignments, to specify movement which is backward ( i.e. Backing LOD, Backing DC ). Término utilizado en la descripción de las Alineaciones, para especificar un movimiento hacia atrás. ( ej.. Contra LOD, Hacia atrás Diagonal Centro).
Keywords:  veneer, yetas, lowest, grade, band
The lowest grade veneer which is generally only used as cross band veneer or for non-visible surfaces.
The lowest grade veneer which is generally only used yetas cross-band veneers or for non-visible surfaces. Sold generally by the ton.
The wall or surface to which veneer is secured. The backing material may be concrete, masonry, steel framing or wood framing.
A sheet of mat-board or foam core placed behind the artwork and it's associated mat to provide stiffening and protection.
1) Scenic piece as a backing behind an opening in the set (window etc.) which hides the technical areas beyond. 2) The money invested in a commercial production (by a Backer).
Any flat or cloth behind doors or windows to mask parts of the stage that should not be seen.
the deliberate blunting of a stone tool by means of steeply-angled removals, presumably to facilitate insertion into a haft
This term is usually referred to in the bidding on industrial or railroad scrap in which a consumer has advised its broker that should he purchase a certain quantity of a given time, that they would in turn purchase same from him. Usually this backing also involves the price, shipping time, and other pertinent details. Care should be taken in bidding so that if we have backing it is clearly understood what our privileges and obligations are to the consumer should we purchase the material. Frequently these obligations will change from month to month, from grade to grade, consumer to consumer (see "Bid For").
A base metal component that is attached to a contact material which allows easy attachment to an assembly.
Material used as a base over which a finished tile is to be installed.
Keywords:  plywood, bevel, rafter, flush, crown
Bevel cut along the crown edge of a hip rafter that allows plywood from opposing roofs to meet at a clean angle flush with the rafter.
Keywords:  felt, cotton, see
See Cotton Felt.
Keywords:  glue, preparation, book, putting, cover
The preparation of the back of a book with glue, etc., before putting on the cover.
something forming a back that is added for strengthening
Keywords:  anything, putting, moving, act
The act of moving backward, or of putting or moving anything backward.