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- The rear, back, or invisible portion (of something).
- The back end of the operation is kept out of sight of the customers.
- (computing) that part of a hardware or software system that is farthest from the user; the internals rather than the user interface.
- (Britain dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) The latter end of any given time, especially the latter part of the year; autumn; late autumn.
rear, back or invisible portion
computing: part of a system that is farthest from the user