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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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