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back something up

Definición de back something up en inglés:

1 Computing Make a spare copy of data or a disk.
Example sentences
  • Knowing the number and size of files and size is important if you need to make copies of data files and back them up to a floppy disk.
  • Once the data is backed up to disk, business operations can proceed at a normal pace and important data protection operations can take place.
  • Storing this content as if it's a simple computer file, and thus simply backing it up to disk, is not the optimal approach.
2Cause vehicles to form into a queue due to congestion: the traffic was backed up a mile in each direction
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • On several mornings, vehicles were backed up from the Park Hotel Roundabout to the Burgery at around 9 am, but conditions had improved by the end of the week.
  • Not infrequently, vehicles are backed up beyond Arthur Road in Durnsford, Leopold in Gap, and Blackshaw in Plough.
  • There was no point setting off right away - all the cars were backed up as they queued to get out, so I sat for an hour reading The Guardian with the heater on full fan to dry my jeans.
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Pronunciación: ˈtɛnɪbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure