back end


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back-end

(băk′ĕnd′)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the final phase of a project or process: back-end charges.
2. Of or relating to the part of a software system or online service that the user does not interact with and that is usually accessible only to programmers or administrators: back-end software.
3. Of or relating to the internal operations of an organization that are not accessible or visible to the general public: back-end logistics.

back end n.

back end

n
dialect Northern English autumn
adj
(Accounting & Book-keeping) (of money, costs, etc) required or incurred after a project has been completed
[from the phrase the back end of the year]

back end

The part of a program that carries out the tasks the program is designed to perform as opposed to the front end of the program that allows the user to instruct and interact with the back end.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.back end - the side of an object that is opposite its frontback end - the side of an object that is opposite its front; "his room was toward the rear of the hotel"
nape, nucha, scruff - the back side of the neck
side, face - a surface forming part of the outside of an object; "he examined all sides of the crystal"; "dew dripped from the face of the leaf"
rearward - direction toward the rear; "his outfit marched to the rearward of the tank divisions"
Translations

back end

n (= rear)hinteres Ende; at the back end of the yeargegen Ende des Jahres, in den letzten Monaten des Jahres; she looks like the back end of a bus (inf)sie ist potthässlich (inf)
References in classic literature ?
Why, it can be fastened to the back end for a tail," answered the Pumpkinhead.
At the back end of the restaurant Tildy was refilling the mustard pots and Aileen was quartering pies.
When the front of the ship rises, you lean forward, till the deck almost touches your nose; and when its back end gets up, you lean backwards.
Suddenly, they saw its back end drop down, as into a rut, and the gee-pole, with Hal clinging to it, jerk into the air.