backup

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  • Info In information technology, a backup, or the process of backing up, refers to the copying and archiving of computer data so it may be used to restore the original after a data loss event. more...
  • Larger companies may also send their backups off site for added security.
  • After being fired on, the special forces moved back and called for backup.
  • He then spent his last three years as a backup.
  • Instead, individual flight crew members were assigned backups who could take their place within the prime crew.
  • Montana spent his first two years on the high school football team as a backup.
  • Fox primarily served as his backup during the next two seasons.
  • They also provide backup to police officers in the area.
  • Before this encounter, she had been a backup singer for many other artists.
  • The game also comes with a built in system which will make fair use backups for the user.
  • If that number was not reached, the country's backup jury would vote instead.
  • All data was lost and the last backup was from February.
  • In between backups are made only of records that have changed.
  • The game featured a battery backup to allow players to continue their games from a previously saved point.
  • The first show served as a practice run and backup should technical problems affect the live broadcast two days later.
  • Electricity support has backup systems in case of a black-out.
  • A backup van was in use on the day of the incident because the primary van was out-of-service.
  • For example, one guard might start firing at the player, while another runs and calls for backup.
  • One was kept for backup, and the other was used as the starting point for the next day's work.
  • D-channel backup allows for a second D channel in case the primary fails.
  • Most other backup systems do not support working with extended attributes.
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Meaning of backup

  • noun An accumulation caused by clogging or a stoppage
    a traffic backup on the main street, he discovered a backup in the toilet
  • noun (computer science) a copy of a file or directory on a separate storage device
    he made a backup in case the original was accidentally damaged or erased