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back end

n. 1 The rear, back, or invisible portion (of something). 2 (context computing English) that part of a hardware or software system that is farthest from the user; the internals rather than the user interface. 3 (context UK dialectal Northern England Scotland English) The latter end of any given time, especially the latter part of the year; autumn; late autumn.

back end

n. the side of an object that is opposite its front; "his room was toward the rear of the hotel" [syn: rear, backside] [ant: front]

Usage examples of "back end".

Sir Grummore, unbuttoning the back end and standing up to mop his brow.