back-to-back
back-to-back ack-to-back adj. 1. occurring immediately one after the other; consecutive. back-to-back home runs

Syn: consecutive. [WordNet 1.5]

2. oriented with the backs toward each other, and sometimes touching. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • back-to-back — {adv.} 1. Immediately following. * /The health clinic had back to back appointments for the new students during the first week of school./ 2. Very close to, as if touching. * /Sardines are always packed in the can back to back./ * /The bus was so …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • back-to-back — {adv.} 1. Immediately following. * /The health clinic had back to back appointments for the new students during the first week of school./ 2. Very close to, as if touching. * /Sardines are always packed in the can back to back./ * /The bus was so …   Dictionary of American idioms

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