backtrack, turn back, double back(verb)
retrace one's course
"The hikers got into a storm and had to turn back"
the act of backtracking
to retrace one's steps
I dropped my sunglasses and had to backtrack to find them.
to repeat or review work already done
If we backtrack through this problem, maybe we can figure out where we went wrong.
To taxi down an active runway in the opposite direction to that being used for takeoff
Speedbird One: Enter and backtrack Runway 27 Left
BackTrack was a distribution based on the Debian GNU/Linux distribution aimed at digital forensics and penetration testing use. It was named after backtracking, a search algorithm. In March 2013 the Offensive Security team later replaced it with a successor product, Kali Linux.
The numerical value of backtrack in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of backtrack in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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We will not backtrack from our position in demanding that international legitimacy be achieved.
If there is no further significant progress during this one year or if developments backtrack or slow, it could and should be back to Tier 3.
[Law enforcement] could also be dropping remote motion sensors to ensure that the escapees don’t backtrack on them, some motion sensors take a picture, some report back that someone is walking in that area.
We tried to go over the smoke at first but we couldn't see down through it so we had to backtrack, we had to go down really low and take it slow. We're taking a very slow speed, just making sure we could see just what was in front of us.
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