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back·space / ˈbakˌspās/ • n. 1. a key on a typewriter or computer keyboard that causes the carriage or cursor to move backward. 2. a device on a video recorder or camcorder that produces a slight backward run between shots to eliminate disturbance caused by the interruption of the scanning process. • v. [intr.] move a typewriter carriage or computer cursor back one or more spaces.

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