Definitions for fallbackˈfɔlˌbæk

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  1. disengagement, fallback, pullout(noun)

    to break off a military action with an enemy


  1. fallback(n.)

    The act or process of falling back.

  2. fallback(n.)

    Something or someone to which one resorts as an alternative to a failed resource or method.


  1. fallback(Noun)

    An act of falling back.

  2. fallback(Noun)

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

    As a fallback, I suppose we can use typewriters if the word processing system fails.

  3. fallback(Noun)

    A reduction in bitumen softening point, sometimes called refluxing or overheating in a relatively closed container.

  4. fallback(Adjective)

    That can be resorted to as a fallback.

    a fallback plan

  5. Origin: From the verb fall back.

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