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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 backing
 襯背,後援,支持者

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 back·ing /ˈbækɪŋ/ 名詞
 牙背,背板,襯墊,敷層,背面,底座,支持架,靠背

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 backing
 逆轉

From: Network Terminology

 backing
 支持 底座 備份

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Back v. t. [imp. & p. p. Backed p. pr. & vb. n. Backing.]
 1. To get upon the back of; to mount.
    I will back him [a horse] straight.   --Shak.
 2. To place or seat upon the back. [R.]
 Great Jupiter, upon his eagle backed,
 Appeared to me.   --Shak.
 3. To drive or force backward; to cause to retreat or recede; as, to back oxen.
 4. To make a back for; to furnish with a back; as, to back books.
 5. To adjoin behind; to be at the back of.
    A garden . . . with a vineyard backed.   --Shak.
    The chalk cliffs which back the beach.   --Huxley.
 6. To write upon the back of; as, to back a letter; to indorse; as, to back a note or legal document.
 7. To support; to maintain; to second or strengthen by aid or influence; as, to back a friend. “The Parliament would be backed by the people.”
    Have still found it necessary to back and fortify their laws with rewards and punishments.   --South.
    The mate backed the captain manfully.   --Blackw. Mag.
 8. To bet on the success of; -- as, to back a race horse.
 To back an anchor Naut., to lay down a small anchor ahead of a large one, the cable of the small one being fastened to the crown of the large one.
 To back the field, in horse racing, to bet against a particular horse or horses, that some one of all the other horses, collectively designated “the field”, will win.
 To back the oars, to row backward with the oars.
 To back a rope, to put on a preventer.
 To back the sails, to arrange them so as to cause the ship to move astern.
 To back up, to support; to sustain; as, to back up one's friends.
 To back a warrant Law, is for a justice of the peace, in the county where the warrant is to be executed, to sign or indorse a warrant, issued in another county, to apprehend an offender.
 To back water Naut.,  to reverse the action of the oars, paddles, or propeller, so as to force the boat or ship backward.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Back·ing, n.
 1. The act of moving backward, or of putting or moving anything backward.
 2. That which is behind, and forms the back of, anything, usually giving strength or stability.
 3. Support or aid given to a person or cause.
 4. Bookbinding The preparation of the back of a book with glue, etc., before putting on the cover.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 backing
      n 1: the act of providing approval and support; "his vigorous
           backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with
           progressives" [syn: backup, championship, patronage]
      2: something forming a back that is added for strengthening
         [syn: mount]
      3: financial resources provided to make some project possible;
         "the foundation provided support for the experiment" [syn:
          support, financial support, funding, financial
         backing]