back of
preposition Date: 1694 behind <
out back of the barn
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • back of — or[in back of] {prep.} 1. In or at the rear of; to the back of; behind. * /The garage is hack of the house./ * /Our car was in hack of theirs at the traffic light./ 2. {informal} Being a cause or reason for; causing. * /Hard work was back of his… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • back of — or[in back of] {prep.} 1. In or at the rear of; to the back of; behind. * /The garage is hack of the house./ * /Our car was in hack of theirs at the traffic light./ 2. {informal} Being a cause or reason for; causing. * /Hard work was back of his… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • Back-of-the-envelope calculation — The phrase back of the envelope calculations refers to rough calculations that, while not rigorous, test or support a point. They are far more than a guess but far less than a proof. The phrase is generally used in mathematics, physics and… …   Wikipedia

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