Definition of Layback

1. Noun. (figure skating) A spin in which the head and shoulders are dropped backwards and the back arched downwards toward the ice. Also called a layback spin ¹



2. Noun. (climbing) A maneuver to scale a vertical crack, by pulling with the arms and jamming the legs underneath, and shuffling up on limb at a time. ¹

3. Noun. (surfing) A surf maneuver where the upright surfer leans back against the wave. ¹

4. Noun. (skateboarding snowboarding) A trick where the boarder leans back while on the lip of the ramp, or down a rail. ¹

5. Noun. (context: audio editting) The process of recording the final sound onto the master track. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Layback

1. to use a certain method of climbing [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Layback

lay the groundwork
lay the smack down
lay to rest
lay up
lay waste
lay waste to
lay witness
laya
layabout
layabouts
layaway
layawayed
layawaying
layaways
layback (current term)
laybacked
laybacks
layby
laybys
laydeez
laydown
laydowns
laye
layed
layed up
layer
layer cake
layer of Bechterew
layer of piriform neurons

Literary usage of Layback

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1. Tire Repairing and Vulcanizing by Henry Horace Tufford (1918)
"Method of making Double layback. CUTTING DOWN A COMPLETE layback SECTION: 1. ... This is for the single layback section. When the tread is laid back run it ..."

2. Elements of International Law by Henry Wheaton, Alexander Charles Boyd (1878)
"The measures adopted by Austria, Russia, and Prussia, at Congress of ^he Congress of Troppau and layback, in respect to the *nd of Lay- Neapolitan ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1841)
"... and who were willing to attack rather than to abide the enemy, and allowed the captive conquered monarchs to repair to layback, to abjure their oaths, ..."

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