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Synonyms for backward

Synonyms for backward

directed or facing toward the back or rear

not forward but reticent or reserved in manner

exhibiting lack of education or knowledge

having only a limited ability to learn and understand

not progressing and developing as fast as others, as in economic and social aspects

economically and socially below standard

clinging to obsolete ideas

toward the back

in or toward a former location or condition

Synonyms for backward

directed or facing toward the back or rear

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(used of temperament or behavior) marked by a retiring nature

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retarded in intellectual development

having made less than normal progress

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in a manner or order or direction the reverse of normal

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in or to or toward a past time

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After obtaining the relative direction of the target node to the antenna array, beamforming can be performed to direct the beam at the target node.
Because the tank is circular and therefore non-directional, waves and currents can act in any combination and in any relative direction across the large central volume.
First the teacher, then selected students, direct a child (the robot) around the classroom, manoeuvring him/her between and around tables, to explore the notions of relative direction, turning a right angle and using a step as a unit to measure distance The language required to clearly communicate the direction and distance is modelled.
The agreement under which AG Properties assumes management of the Holly Hobble licensing program that was previously run by Nickelodeon says as much about the relative direction of both companies as about the property itself.
Quadrature encoders are used on the wheels, and this is pretty reliable for relative direction.
The electron-neutrino opening angle depends on the square of the proton momentum and it is therefore not necessary to determine the relative direction of the electron and proton in order to measure the electron-neutrino correlation.
1995) who found no significant differences between map and computer learning participants when survey knowledge is tested using estimates of relative direction and distance.
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