back drop

back drop
noun
: a fundamental trampoline stunt in which from a bounce the performer lands on his back on the bed with head forward, hands in front of the body, and the legs at a 45 degree angle, then rebounds to an erect standing position

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  • back·drop — /ˈbækˌdrɑːp/ noun, pl drops [count] 1 : a painted cloth that is hung across the back of a stage 2 : the scene or scenery that is in the background The mountains provided a perfect backdrop for the wedding photos. 3 : the setting or conditions… …   Useful english dictionary

  • drop — drop1 W2S1 [drɔp US dra:p] v past tense and past participle dropped present participle dropping ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(let something fall)¦ 2¦(fall)¦ 3¦(move your body down)¦ 4¦(become less)¦ 5¦(reduce)¦ 6¦(not include)¦ 7¦(stop doing something)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • drop — I UK [drɒp] / US [drɑp] verb Word forms drop : present tense I/you/we/they drop he/she/it drops present participle dropping past tense dropped past participle dropped *** 1) [transitive] to deliberately let something fall drop something off… …   English dictionary

  • drop back — verb 1. take position in the rear, as in a military formation or in the line of scrimmage in football (Freq. 1) The defender dropped back behind his teammate • Hypernyms: ↑move • Verb Frames: Somebody s 2. to lag or linger behind …   Useful english dictionary

  • drop behind — verb to lag or linger behind (Freq. 1) But in so many other areas we still are dragging • Syn: ↑drag, ↑trail, ↑get behind, ↑hang back, ↑drop back • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • drop — 1. verb 1) Eric dropped the box Syn: let fall, let go of, lose one s grip on; release, unhand, relinquish Ant: lift, hold on to 2) water drops from the cave roof Syn …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • drop*/*/*/ — [drɒp] verb I 1) [T] to let something fall The box was so heavy I almost dropped it.[/ex] The children were dropping stones off the bridge.[/ex] He dropped a few coins into my hand.[/ex] 2) to fall She took off her jacket and let it drop to the… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • back — See: BACK OF or IN BACK OF, BEHIND ONE S BACK, BRUSH BACK, COME BACK, CUT BACK, DOUBLE BACK, DRAW BACK, DROP BACK. EYES IN THE BACK OF ONE S HEAD, FADE BACK, FALL BACK, FALL BACK ON, FLANKER BACK. FROM WAY BACK, GET BACK AT, GET ONE S BACK UP,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • back — See: BACK OF or IN BACK OF, BEHIND ONE S BACK, BRUSH BACK, COME BACK, CUT BACK, DOUBLE BACK, DRAW BACK, DROP BACK. EYES IN THE BACK OF ONE S HEAD, FADE BACK, FALL BACK, FALL BACK ON, FLANKER BACK. FROM WAY BACK, GET BACK AT, GET ONE S BACK UP,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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