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back·pack

 (băk′păk′)
n.
1. A sturdy bag designed for carrying articles on a person's back, having shoulder straps and often mounted on a lightweight frame.
2. A piece of equipment, often containing life-support devices, designed to be used while being carried on the back: a parachute in a backpack; an astronaut's backpack.
v. back·packed, back·pack·ing, back·packs
v.intr.
To hike or travel while carrying a backpack.
v.tr.
To carry in a backpack.

back′pack′er n.
back′pack′ing n.

backpack

(ˈbækˌpæk)
n
1. a rucksack or knapsack
2. (Aeronautics) a pack carried on the back of an astronaut, containing oxygen cylinders, essential supplies, etc
vb
3. (intr) to travel about or go hiking with a backpack
4. (tr) to transport (food or equipment) by backpack
ˈbackˌpacker n
ˈbackˌpacking n

back•pack

(ˈbækˌpæk)
n.
1. a pack or knapsack, to be carried on one's back, sometimes supported on a lightweight metal frame.
2. a piece of equipment designed for use while being carried on the back.
v.i.
3. to go on a hike using a backpack.
v.t.
4. to place or carry in a backpack or on one's back.
[1910–15, Amer.]
back′pack`er, n.

backpack


Past participle: backpacked
Gerund: backpacking

Imperative
backpack
backpack
Present
I backpack
you backpack
he/she/it backpacks
we backpack
you backpack
they backpack
Preterite
I backpacked
you backpacked
he/she/it backpacked
we backpacked
you backpacked
they backpacked
Present Continuous
I am backpacking
you are backpacking
he/she/it is backpacking
we are backpacking
you are backpacking
they are backpacking
Present Perfect
I have backpacked
you have backpacked
he/she/it has backpacked
we have backpacked
you have backpacked
they have backpacked
Past Continuous
I was backpacking
you were backpacking
he/she/it was backpacking
we were backpacking
you were backpacking
they were backpacking
Past Perfect
I had backpacked
you had backpacked
he/she/it had backpacked
we had backpacked
you had backpacked
they had backpacked
Future
I will backpack
you will backpack
he/she/it will backpack
we will backpack
you will backpack
they will backpack
Future Perfect
I will have backpacked
you will have backpacked
he/she/it will have backpacked
we will have backpacked
you will have backpacked
they will have backpacked
Future Continuous
I will be backpacking
you will be backpacking
he/she/it will be backpacking
we will be backpacking
you will be backpacking
they will be backpacking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been backpacking
you have been backpacking
he/she/it has been backpacking
we have been backpacking
you have been backpacking
they have been backpacking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been backpacking
you will have been backpacking
he/she/it will have been backpacking
we will have been backpacking
you will have been backpacking
they will have been backpacking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been backpacking
you had been backpacking
he/she/it had been backpacking
we had been backpacking
you had been backpacking
they had been backpacking
Conditional
I would backpack
you would backpack
he/she/it would backpack
we would backpack
you would backpack
they would backpack
Past Conditional
I would have backpacked
you would have backpacked
he/she/it would have backpacked
we would have backpacked
you would have backpacked
they would have backpacked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.backpack - a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulderbackpack - a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
bag - a flexible container with a single opening; "he stuffed his laundry into a large bag"
kit bag, kitbag - a knapsack (usually for a soldier)
Verb1.backpack - hike with a backpackbackpack - hike with a backpack; "Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies"
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
hike - walk a long way, as for pleasure or physical exercise; "We were hiking in Colorado"; "hike the Rockies"

backpack

verb
To travel about or journey on foot:
Translations
batohranec na záda
rygsæk
rinkkaselkäreppu
naprtnjača
bakpoki
バックパックリュックサック
배낭
nahrbtnik
ryggsäck
เป้สะพายหลังกระเป๋าสะพายหลัง
ba lôbalô

backpack

[ˈbækpæk]
A. Nmochila f

backpack

back-pack [ˈbækpæk] nsac m à dos

backpack

[ˈbækˌpæk] nzaino

back

(bӕk) noun
1. in man, the part of the body from the neck to the bottom of the spine. She lay on her back.
2. in animals, the upper part of the body. She put the saddle on the horse's back.
3. that part of anything opposite to or furthest from the front. the back of the house; She sat at the back of the hall.
4. in football, hockey etc a player who plays behind the forwards.
adjective
of or at the back. the back door.
adverb
1. to, or at, the place or person from which a person or thing came. I went back to the shop; He gave the car back to its owner.
2. away (from something); not near (something). Move back! Let the ambulance get to the injured man; Keep back from me or I'll hit you!
3. towards the back (of something). Sit back in your chair.
4. in return; in response to. When the teacher is scolding you, don't answer back.
5. to, or in, the past. Think back to your childhood.
verb
1. to (cause to) move backwards. He backed (his car) out of the garage.
2. to help or support. Will you back me against the others?
3. to bet or gamble on. I backed your horse to win.
ˈbacker noun
a person who supports someone or something, especially with money. the backer of the new theatre.
ˈbackbite verb
to criticize a person when he is not present.
ˈbackbiting noun
Constant backbiting by her colleagues led to her resignation.
ˈbackbone noun
1. the spine. the backbone of a fish.
2. the chief support. The older employees are the backbone of the industry.
ˈbackbreaking adjective
(of a task etc) very difficult or requiring very hard work. Digging the garden is a backbreaking job.
ˌbackˈdate verb
1. to put an earlier date on (a cheque etc). He should have paid his bill last month and so he has backdated the cheque.
2. to make payable from a date in the past. Our rise in pay was backdated to April.
ˌbackˈfire verb
1. (of a motor-car etc) to make a loud bang because of unburnt gases in the exhaust system. The car backfired.
2. (of a plan etc) to have unexpected results, often opposite to the intended results. His scheme backfired (on him), and he lost money.
ˈbackground noun
1. the space behind the principal or most important figures or objects of a picture etc. He always paints ships against a background of stormy skies; trees in the background of the picture.
2. happenings that go before, and help to explain, an event etc. the background to a situation.
3. a person's origins, education etc. She was ashamed of her humble background.
ˈbackhand noun
1. in tennis etc, a stroke or shot with the back of one's hand turned towards the ball. a clever backhand; His backhand is very strong.
2. writing with the letters sloping backwards. I can always recognize her backhand.
adverb
using backhand. She played the stroke backhand; She writes backhand.
ˈbacklog noun
a pile of uncompleted work etc which has collected. a backlog of orders because of the strike.
ˌback-ˈnumber noun
an out-of-date copy or issue of a magazine etc. He collects back-numbers of comic magazines.
ˈbackpack noun
(especially American) a bag that walkers, people who go on trips, or students carry on their backs.
ˈbackpacking: go backpacking
to go on trips or go camping carrying a backpack.
ˈbackpacker noun
ˈbackside noun
the bottom or buttocks. He sits on his backside all day long and does no work.
ˈbackslash noun
the sign (\).
ˈbackstroke noun
in swimming, a stroke made when lying on one's back in the water. The child is good at backstroke.
ˈbackup noun
1. additional people who provide help when it is needed. The police officer requested some backup when the shooting began.
2. a copy of a computer file that can be used in case the original is destroyed.
3. (also adjective) a piece of equipment, a system etc that can be used when there is a problem with the original one. a backup plan; We have a backup generator in case the power fails.
ˈbackwash noun
1. a backward current eg that following a ship's passage through the water. the backwash of the steamer.
2. the unintentional results of an action, situation etc. The backwash of that firm's financial troubles affected several other firms.
ˈbackwater noun
1. a stretch of river not in the main stream.
2. a place not affected by what is happening in the world outside. That village is rather a backwater.
ˌbackˈyard noun
(especially American) a garden at the back of a house etc. He grows vegetables in his backyard.
back down
to give up one's opinion, claim etc. She backed down in the face of strong opposition.
back of
(American) behind. He parked back of the store.
back on to
(of a building etc) to have its back next to (something). My house backs on to the racecourse.
back out
1. to move out backwards. He opened the garage door and backed (his car) out.
2. to withdraw from a promise etc. You promised to help – you mustn't back out now!
back up
1. to support or encourage. The new evidence backed up my arguments.
2. to make a copy of the information stored on the computer or disk.
have one's back to the wall
to be in a very difficult or desperate situation. He certainly has his back to the wall as he has lost his job and cannot find another one.
put someone's back up
to anger someone. He put my back up with his boasting.
take a back seat
to take an unimportant position. At these discussions he always takes a back seat and listens to others talking.

backpack

حَقِيبَةُ الظَهْر, حَقِيبَةٌ تـُحْمَلُ عَلَى الظَّهْر batoh rygsæk Rucksack εκδρομικός σάκος, σακίδιο mochila rinkka, selkäreppu sac à dos naprtnjača zaino バックパック, リュックサック 배낭 rugzak ryggsekk plecak mochila рюкзак ryggsäck เป้สะพายหลัง, กระเป๋าสะพายหลัง sırt çantası ba lô, balô 帆布背包, 背包
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