Definition of Play back

1. Verb. Reproduce (a recording) on a recorder. "The lawyers played back the conversation to show that their client was innocent"

Exact synonyms: Replay
Generic synonyms: Reproduce
Derivative terms: Playback, Playback, Replay



Definition of Play back

1. Verb. (idiomatic transitive) To replay a recording. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Play Back

play-by-play
play-by-play announcer
play-by-play announcers
play-off
play-offs
play Cupid
play Nostradamus
play Old Harry
play a joke on
play a trick on
play along
play and playthings
play at
play back (current term)
play ball
play both ends against the middle
play both sides against the middle
play bow
play by ear
play catch-up
play dead
play down
play dumb
play false
play fast and loose
play fight
play fights

Literary usage of Play back

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"At this point the reader will naturally ask, " When am I to play forward, and when am I to play back?" As a definite answer is impossible, one must fall ..."

2. The Complete Golfer by Harry Vardon (1908)
"CHAPTER XII ON BEING BUNKERED The philosopher in a bunker—On making certain of getting out—The folly o< trying for length—When to play back—The qualities of ..."

3. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1916)
"When final adjustment is made so that pinion shaft has no end play, back off ... 2 enough to let shaft run free without end play, back off one-quarter turn ..."

4. The Tribune Book of Open-air Sports by Ottmar Mergenthaler, Henry Hall (1887)
"Personally I think the argument is all one-sided in favor of the volley game." Double Game.—In playing a four-handed game both partners can play back, ..."

5. Baseball Notes for Coaches and Players by Elmer Berry (1916)
"play back, retire runner at easiest base. One run ahead, none out. ... First seven innings, shortstop and second baseman play back. ..."

6. Cricket by William Gilbert Grace (1891)
"The wickets are now too good to be used as an excuse, while so accurate has become the bowling, that a batsman who could only play back would very quickly ..."

7. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"When final adjustment is made so that pinion shaft has no end play, back off ... 2 enough to let shaft run free without end play, back off one-quarter turn ..."

8. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"At this point the reader will naturally ask, " When am I to play forward, and when am I to play back?" As a definite answer is impossible, one must fall ..."

9. The Complete Golfer by Harry Vardon (1908)
"CHAPTER XII ON BEING BUNKERED The philosopher in a bunker—On making certain of getting out—The folly o< trying for length—When to play back—The qualities of ..."

10. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1916)
"When final adjustment is made so that pinion shaft has no end play, back off ... 2 enough to let shaft run free without end play, back off one-quarter turn ..."

11. The Tribune Book of Open-air Sports by Ottmar Mergenthaler, Henry Hall (1887)
"Personally I think the argument is all one-sided in favor of the volley game." Double Game.—In playing a four-handed game both partners can play back, ..."

12. Baseball Notes for Coaches and Players by Elmer Berry (1916)
"play back, retire runner at easiest base. One run ahead, none out. ... First seven innings, shortstop and second baseman play back. ..."

13. Cricket by William Gilbert Grace (1891)
"The wickets are now too good to be used as an excuse, while so accurate has become the bowling, that a batsman who could only play back would very quickly ..."

14. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"When final adjustment is made so that pinion shaft has no end play, back off ... 2 enough to let shaft run free without end play, back off one-quarter turn ..."

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