Definition of Hollow-back
1. Noun. An abnormal inward (forward) curvature of the vertebral column.
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Literary usage of Hollow-back
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Book, Its History and Development by Cyril Davenport (1908)
"Then it was found that it was not necessary to fasten the back of the cover to the back of the sections, so the " hollow back" came into existence. ..."
2. An Arabic-English Lexicon: Derived from the Best and the Most Copious by Edward William Lane (1863)
"£jj, (S, L, К,) Не had a prominent breast and hollow back : (S, L, K, :) or he had the lower part of his belly prominent, and the part between the hips, ..."
3. Lumber, Its Manufacture and Distribution by Ralph Clement Bryant (1922)
"A hollow-back on flooring is made by the removal of a portion of the wood on the ... When the sub-floor is not perfectly flat the hollow-back may permit the ..."
4. The Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of by Timothy Field Allen (1875)
"Frequent drawing in a hollow back tooth (after three days),4.—Frequently returning drawing pain in the otherwise sound teeth,4. —Gnawing and drawing pain in ..."
5. The Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore: Terracotta Figurines of the Classical by Gloria S. Merker (2000)
"Hollow. Back handmade, flattened. Similar in type to H88 but much smaller. ... Hollow. Back molded, rounded. Bottom of oblong vent preserved, 0.033 wide. ..."
6. Newton's London Journal of Arts and Sciences: Being Record of the Progress by William Newton, Charles Frederick Partington (1841)
"1, exhibiting the arrangement of pipes above, and also the hollow back and hearth. In all these figures, similar letters of reference mark the same parts of ..."