backrest backrest  /ˈbæ ˌkrɛst/


  • (n) a support that you can lean against while sitting


  1. He is sitting in the back of a silver Ford Windstar minivan, his compact frame unfurled across the bench seat, his left arm slung across the backrest.
  2. On this baby, you ride low, spine against a backrest, legs raised to pedal.
  3. If you think the complete dorm room must have a backrest massager, then this is the place to shop for the college student in your family.


  • News: Griffin launches PowerDock 5 device charger

    Griffin today announced the release of its PowerDock 5 ($100), a device charger that can hold up to five iOS devices at once. First seen at CES 2013, PowerDock 5 takes up about as much desk space as an iPad, featuring five USB charging ports and a clear backrest to prop up each iOS device. Each port features 10-watt, 2.1 amp charging—enough for full-speed recharging of non-Retina iPads, as well ...
    on July 16, 2013     Source: iLounge


  • As Sharmila Tagore said, "It is tiring to sit in the front row. These benches don't even have a backrest! I'm in the fourth row and this is perfect to view the garments."
    on Mar 14, 2008 By: Sharmila Tagore Source: Times of India

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