Definition of Fallback

1. Noun. To break off a military action with an enemy.

Exact synonyms: Disengagement, Pullout
Generic synonyms: Retreat
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Derivative terms: Fall Back, Pull Out



Definition of Fallback

1. Noun. An act of falling back. ¹

2. Noun. A backup plan or contingency strategy; an alternative which can be used if something goes wrong with the main plan; a recourse. ¹

3. Noun. (context: construction) A reduction in bitumen softening point, sometimes called refluxing or overheating in a relatively closed container. ¹

4. Adjective. That can be resorted to as a fallback. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fallback

1. an act of retreating [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fallback

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fall winds
fallacies
fallacious
fallaciously
fallaciousness
fallacy
fallacy fallacies
fallacy fallacy
fallal
fallaleries
fallalery
fallals
fallaway
fallaways
fallback (current term)
fallbacks
fallboard
fallboards
falled
fallen
fallen angel
fallen angels
fallen arch
fallen arches
fallen asleep
fallen back on
fallen in
fallen off
fallen out

Literary usage of Fallback

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1. Tracking Gender Equity Under Economic Reforms: Continuity and Change in by Swapna Mukhopadhyay, Ratna M. Sudarshan (2003)
"We will also draw upon his analysis of the household in terms of bargaining power, fallback position and perceived interest response. ..."

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