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a secret or underhand means of access (to a place or a position)

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an undocumented way to get access to a computer system or the data it contains

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an entrance at the rear of a building

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Tom he went down the lightning-rod to spy around; and the nigger at the back door was asleep, and he stuck it in the back of his neck and come back.
He noticed that they had not come to the front entrance but to the back door.
A back door was partly open, as if by neglect, and their first thought was that the authors of the awful revelry might have escaped.
Such back doors would allow authorities to gain access to data protected by encryption or other security measures.
Some lawmakers may be mulling legislation that would require back doors.
Back doors of some Air India aircraft are non- functional due to shortage of cabin crew Commander of Mumbai- Delhi flight refuses to fly with only three hostesses on board Staff shortage delayed as many as 16 flights for hours at Delhi airport on Monday
In fact, companies likely must cope with securing an exponential number of back doors, depending on the type of information, their industry, and applicable domestic or international laws.
He said, "the era of packing the Parliament through the back door by using the defunct Article 58 (2) (b) is over for all times and no back doors and side doors will be allowed to be reopened for sending the elected Parliaments home.
The bungalows at Walker Road, Barry, have no back doors and the pensioners fear that should there be a fire in the front of their properties they would be trapped.
Back doors of home smashed and electrical items stolen.
Many of the homes were broken into through back doors, before the burglars fled the scene through the network of back alleys behind the homes.
Described at this stage as a concept, the proposed replacement for the hugely successful midi MPV model has rearward opening back doors similar to those on the Mazda RX-8.
After pushing their way through unlocked back doors, brandishing handguns and ordering customers to the floor, they loot the bar, take cash and jewelry from diners and flee in mere minutes.
He would have frequently noticed Negro passengers getting on at the front door and paying their fares, and then being forced to get off and go to the back doors to board the bus, and often he would have noticed that before the Negro passenger could get to the back door, the bus drove off with the fare in the box.
On May 2, for instance, someone sought to gain entry to the residence, leaving pry marks on the deadbolted front and back doors.