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ˈhoʊldˌbækhold·back

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  1. holdbacknoun

    restraint (act or result of holding back, device that restrains)

  2. holdbacknoun

    The projection or loop, on the thill of a vehicle, to which a strap of the harness is attached, to hold back a carriage when going downhill, or in backing.

  3. holdbacknoun

    The strap or part of the harness so used.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Holdbacknoun

    check; hindrance; restraint; obstacle

  2. Holdbacknoun

    the projection or loop on the thill of a vehicle. to which a strap of the harness is attached, to hold back a carriage when going down hill, or in backing; also, the strap or part of the harness so used

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  1. Holdback

    In criminal investigations, a holdback is a piece of information about a crime which is known to police but not released to the public. The purpose of a holdback is to help police recognize false confessions. Common holdbacks include specific details of the modus operandi and the appearance of the crime scene. On a carriage, a holdback is a device, such as an iron catch on the shaft with a looped strap, that enables a horse to back or hold back a vehicle.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of holdback in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of holdback in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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