backload

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

back +‎ load

Verb[edit]

backload ‎(third-person singular simple present backloads, present participle backloading, simple past and past participle backloaded)

  1. To load toward the back, or towards the end of a period
    • 2007 October 17, Geraldine Fabrikant, “New Contract for Moonves Links Pay to CBS’s Results”, in New York Times[1]:
      For a grant this size, you would expect either that the vesting occurs over a considerably longer period or is backloaded.
  2. (transport) To load (cargo, shipment, etc.) after unloading has been completed.
  3. To fill a syringe with solution from the plunger end of the barrel

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