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backtrack Explained

backtrack at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


backtrack at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

v [I]
1 to change an opinion or promise that you gave so that it is not as strong as it was earlier: backpedal// backtrack on// --The President is backtracking on his promise to increase healthcare spending.//
2 to return by the same way that you came: --We had to backtrack about a mile.//

backtrack at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

v : retrace one's course; "The hikers got into a storm and had
to turn back" [syn: {turn back}, {double back}]

backtrack at English (WD) Of Explained:



* Inter: IPA » /ˈbæk.træk/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-backtrack.ogg|Audio (US)


    Inter: en-nou » n

  • the act of backtracking


    Inter: trans-top » the act of backtracking
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|отстъпка
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|retrocessione|f

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|retroceso|m

  • Inter: trans-botto » m


    Inter: en-ver » b
  • to retrace one's steps
    1. : I dropped my sunglasses and had to backtrack to find them.
    2. to repeat or review work already done
    3. : If we backtrack through this problem, maybe we can figure out where we went wrong.
    4. Inter: aviatio » n To taxi down an active runway in the opposite direction to that being used for takeoff
    5. : Speedbird One: Enter and backtrack Runway 27 Left


      Inter: trans-top » retracing one's steps

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|връщам се, Inter: t+ » bg|отстъпвам
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|arretrare, Inter: t- » it|retrocedere

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|отходить, Inter: t+ » ru|отступать
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|retroceder

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » reviewing previous work
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|analizzare, Inter: t- » it|ripassare, Inter: t+ » it|rivedere

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|repasar

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » taxiing the opposite way down a runway
    • Italian: Inter: t- » it|parcheggiare contropista

    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m


    * trackback, TrackBack
    Translation: et » backtrack
    Translation: el » backtrack
    Translation: fa » backtrack
    Translation: ko » backtrack
    Translation: kn » backtrack
    Translation: lt » backtrack
    Translation: my » backtrack
    Translation: pl » backtrack
    Translation: ta » backtrack
    Translation: th » backtrack
    Translation: vi » backtrack
    Translation: zh » backtrack