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Princeton's WordNet

  1. back-to-back, consecutiveadjective

    one after the other

    "back-to-back home runs"


  1. back-to-backadverb

    With one's back facing that of somebody else.

    Stand back-to-back so that we can see which of you is taller.

  2. back-to-backadjective

    sequential or consecutive.

  3. back-to-backadjective

    With one's back facing that of somebody else.

    Stand back-to-back so that we can see which of you is taller.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of back-to-back in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of back-to-back in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of back-to-back in a Sentence

  1. Todd Lane:

    They would never go back-to-back-to-back-to-back with the events if it was a common double.

  2. American Christian Taylor:

    Triple jump is very special and to do back-to-back is very difficult, it beats your body up and the biggest challenge is staying healthy.

  3. Matt Johnson:

    Things usually happen pretty quick in the world of flybys, and we have two back-to-back next week. So literally every second counts, on Monday, we are going to race past Ganymede at almost 12 miles per second( 19 kilometers per second). Less than 24 hours later we're performing our 33rd science pass of Jupiter -- screaming low over the cloud tops, at about 36 miles per second( 58 kilometers per second). It is going to be a wild ride.

  4. Gordon Derrick:

    I don't think there is a black eye on the Caribbean per se, or that because these two( cases) happened back to back and therefore no-one else can do it. I think that would be unfair, yes the confidence( in the Caribbean) will be down, but we are a proud people from a proud area, who have ability ; who can govern and who are intelligent. So if someone from the Caribbean steps up, they will step up and do well.

  5. Amelia Tank:

    When I have a busy day with back-to-back meetings, you go for a session and it’s completely relaxing. It also separates home life from work life.

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    equally skillful with each hand
    • A. ambidextrous
    • B. unsealed
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