Definition of Backstops

1. Noun. (plural of backstop) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of backstop) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Backstops

1. backstop [v] - See also: backstop

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Backstops

backstamps
backstay
backstays
backstepping
backster
backsters
backstitched
backstitches
backstitching
backstock
backstocks
backstop
backstopped
backstopping
backstops (current term)
backstories
backstory
backstrap
backstraps
backstreet
backstreets
backstress
backstresses
backstretches
backstroke
backstroked
backstroker
backstrokers

Literary usage of Backstops

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1. An Introduction to the Study of Landscape Design by Henry Vincent Hubbard, ( (1917)
"A turf court with its necessary backstops may form a bay in a lawn, with the planting on each side concealing the backstops ; or with its tennis shelter it ..."

2. American Physical Education Review by American Physical Education Association (1920)
"Separate backstops and goals for practicing basket ball goal throwing. (5. to 12. ... (See handball backstops.) 7. Cage for batting and pitching baseballs. ..."

3. An Introduction to the Study of Landscape Designs by Henry Vincent Hubbard, Theodara Kimball Hubbard (1917)
"A turf court with its necessary backstops may form a bay in a lawn, with the planting on each side concealing the backstops; or with its tennis shelter it ..."

4. The Modern High School: Its Administration and Extension by Charles Hughes Johnston (1914)
"The basket-ball backstops can be made on the grounds and at less expense than by shipping them long distances. Outdoor Equipment. ..."

5. The Art of Writing English: A Book for College Classes by Rollo Walter Brown, Nathaniel Waring Barnes (1913)
"Putting up the backstops and III. Removing the sod. net posts. IV. Leveling the ground. IV. Removing the sod. V. Rolling the ground. V. Leveling the ground. ..."

6. Human Welfare Work in Chicagoby Harvey Clarence Carbaugh by Harvey Clarence Carbaugh (1917)
"grass courts are scattered throughout the city and adequate backstops are ... Last year backstops were erected and this at present is the largest and best ..."

7. Details of Practical Mining edited by Lee O. Kellogg (1916)
"From the plane thus determined, the framework backstops A, Fig. 86, for receiving the kick-back from the bailers on discharging, and the apron decks for ..."

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