Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: backup

1. backup (om proces) an accumulation caused by clogging or a stoppage


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA traffic backup on the main street.
He discovered a backup in the toilet.


Mindre specifikke termeraccretion, accumulation

2. backup (om person) someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes.
We need extra employees for summer fill-ins.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)backup man, fill-in, relief, reliever, stand-in, substitute


Mindre specifikke termercompeer, equal, match, peer


Mere specifikke termeralternate, double, locum, locum tenens, replacement, stunt man, stunt woman, surrogate

3. backup (om kommunikation) a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)accompaniment, musical accompaniment, support


Mindre specifikke termerpart, voice


Mere specifikke termerdescant, discant, vamp

4. backup (om genstand) (computer science) a copy of a file or directory on a separate storage device


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe made a backup in case the original was accidentally damaged or erased.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)computer backup


Mindre specifikke termerduplicate, duplication


Overordnet emneområdecomputer science, computing

5. backup (om handling) the act of providing approval and support


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)backing, championship, patronage


Mindre specifikke termerapproval, approving, blessing









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