backrest


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back·rest

 (băk′rĕst′)
n.
A rest or support for the back.

back•rest

(ˈbækˌrɛst)

n.
a support for one's back.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.backrest - a support that you can lean against while sittingbackrest - a support that you can lean against while sitting; "the back of the dental chair was adjustable"
cantle - the back of a saddle seat
car seat - a seat in a car
chair - a seat for one person, with a support for the back; "he put his coat over the back of the chair and sat down"
ladder-back - the backrest of a chair that consists of two uprights with connecting slats
support - any device that bears the weight of another thing; "there was no place to attach supports for a shelf"
Translations

backrest

[ˈbækrɛst] n [seat, chair] → dossier mback road n (= small country road) → petite route f de campagne
References in periodicals archive ?
Seats (pictured) are supplied by Italian manufacturer Geven, who has introduced new full-structure upholstery and added a backrest to ensure a noticeably different sitting experience thanks to ergonomic pressure distribution.
The improved seating comes from Italian manufacturer Geven and offers a pleasant sitting experience thanks to ergonomic pressure distribution and innovative slimming of the backrest, which allows guests to enjoy even more personal space.
The comfortable full-structure upholstery of the seat and the backrest ensure a noticeably pleasant sitting experience thanks to ergonomic pressure distribution.
Ideal for retailers and manufacturers with direct-store-delivery needs, the MPB045VG walkie pallet truck can be outfitted with special package featuring a mid-mounted handle, moveable load backrest, load retention strap system and lithium-ion power.
FRIDAY, March 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Level of backrest elevation is not associated with changes in tissue integrity among critically ill patients receiving mechanical ventilation, according to research published online March 1 in the American Journal of Critical Care.
Ideal for retailers and manufacturers with direct store delivery needs, the MPB045VG walkie pallet truck can be outfitted with special package featuring a mid-mounted handle, moveable load backrest, load retention strap system and lithium-ion power.
The product features a sleek backrest with Recaro's victory design and uses advanced performance materials ranging from high-grade leather to sport cloth.
In conjunction, Vitatech Electromagnetics, a third-party EMF company, confirms High Tech's backrest heater has a maximum electric field that is 91% lower than Vitatech's recommended human health maximum exposure and a maximum magnetic field that is 72% lower than Vitatech's recommended maximum exposure.
The angle of seat allows for proper balance of core muscles and maintenance of normal spinal curvature or with or without the use of the backrest. The practitioner decides whether to perch forward and work using the saddle concept or to lower the chair a bit and use the backrest to support the lower back.
The seat and backrest are made using a breathable nylon fabric which, is easy to wipe down and dries quickly.
Unfortunately I took the backrest off the wheelchair and put it on the pavement beside the car.