backup

backup
['bækʌp] 1.
nome
1) (support) supporto m., sostegno m.; mil. rinforzi m.pl., copertura f.
2) (replacement)

to keep a battery as a backup — avere una batteria di riserva

3) inform. backup m., copia f. (di riserva)
2.
modificatore
1) (replacement) [plan, system, vehicle] di riserva
2) inform. [file, copy] di riserva, di backup
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noun
1) (additional people who provide help when it is needed: The police officer requested some backup when the shooting began.) rinforzo
2) (a copy of a computer file that can be used in case the original is destroyed.) backup, copia di riserva
3) ((also adjective) a piece of equipment, a system etc that can be used when there is a problem with the original one: a backup plan; We have a backup generator in case the power fails.) riserva
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backup /ˈbækʌp/
n.
1 [u] appoggio; sostegno; supporto: technical backup, supporto tecnico; (fin.) backup line of credit, linea di credito di sostegno
2 [u] (mil.) copertura: aircraft backup, copertura dell'aviazione; backup artillery, artiglieria di copertura
3 [u] riserva; rincalzo; rinforzo; rimpiazzo: backup generator, generatore di riserva; backup troops, truppe di rincalzo
4 [u] (comput.) backup (di dati): backup device, dispositivo di backup
5 (comput., = backup copy) copia di backup
6 (solo sing.) accumulo; gran massa: a backup of sewage, un accumulo di liquami
7 (autom., USA) coda; ingorgo
8 (mus.) accompagnamento (di cantante)
9 (tipogr.) volta; stampa in volta.
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['bækʌp] 1.
nome
1) (support) supporto m., sostegno m.; mil. rinforzi m.pl., copertura f.
2) (replacement)

to keep a battery as a backup — avere una batteria di riserva

3) inform. backup m., copia f. (di riserva)
2.
modificatore
1) (replacement) [plan, system, vehicle] di riserva
2) inform. [file, copy] di riserva, di backup

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