The back of something is the surface that opposes another surface. For example, the back of a chair is the surface that faces away from you when you sit in it.
The back of your hand is the part that your palm rests on when you hold your hand up to someone else.
The back of a knife or sword is the part that does not cut food or other objects but provides balance when cutting.
A person’s back is where they rest their head when sleeping on their side or back.
Last modified: August 9, 2022