Backed

  • (adj): Having a back or backing, usually of a specified type.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on backed:

Cable-backed Bow
... A cable-backed bow is a bow reinforced with a cable on the back ... A good cable-backed bow can thus be made of poor-quality wood, weak in tension ... One variety of cable-backed bow is the Penobscot bow or Wabenaki bow, invented by Frank Loring (Chief Big Thunder) about 1900 ...
Saddle-backed Rodrigues Giant Tortoise - Description and Evolution
... The Saddle-backed Rodrigues tortoise was an exceptionally tall species of giant tortoise, with a long, raised neck and an upturned carapace, which gave it a giraffe-like body-shape almost similar to that of a ... The Saddle-backed tortoise was described by early colonists as a docile, gentle browser, with a tendency to gather in large herds, especially in the evening ... Leguat, 1707) Both the Saddle-backed tortoise, and its smaller domed relative, were descended from an ancestral species on Mauritius (an ancestor of Cylindraspis inepta), which ...
Rufous-backed Robin
... The Rufous-backed Thrush (Turdus rufopalliatus) is a songbird of the thrush family ... It is also known as the Rufous-backed Robin ...
Matlin Patterson Global Advisors - MatlinPatterson Investment Strategies - MatlinPatterson Securitized Credit
... investments across the residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) and asset-backed securities (ABL) markets ...
Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility
... The Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF) is a program created by the U.S ... on November 25, 2008 and was to support the issuance of asset-backed securities (ABS) collateralized by student loans, auto loans, credit card loans, and loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration (SBA) ... billion) on a non-recourse basis to holders of certain AAA-rated ABS backed by newly and recently originated consumer and small business loans ...

More definitions of "backed":

  • (adj): Used of film that is coated on the side opposite the emulsion with a substance to absorb light.
  • (adj): Having backing.
    Example: "A claim backed up by strong evidence"
    Synonyms: backed up

Famous quotes containing the word backed:

    I feel all dead inside. I’m backed up in a dark corner and I don’t know who’s hitting me!
    Jay Dratler, U.S. screenwriter, Bernard Schoenfeld, and Henry Hathaway. Bradford Galt (Mark Stevens)

    You could not tell, and yet it looked as if
    The shore was lucky in being backed by cliff,
    The cliff in being backed by continent;
    It looked as if a night of dark intent
    Was coming, and not only a night, an age.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)

    It looked as if
    The shore was lucky in being backed by cliff,
    The cliff in being backed by continent;
    It looked as if a night of dark intent
    Was coming, and not only a night, an age.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)