Backpack meaning

băk'păk'
A piece of equipment, often containing life-support devices, designed to be used while being carried on the back.

A parachute in a backpack; an astronaut's backpack.

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To hike or travel while carrying a backpack.
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To carry in a backpack.
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A kind of knapsack, specif. one attached to a lightweight frame and worn by campers or hikers.
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A piece of equipment, as a radio transmitter, used while being carried on the back.
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An astronaut's pack used in extravehicular activities to provide a life support system and locomotion.
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A scientific instrument pack attached to people, wild animals, etc. to monitor their physical conditions, locations, etc.
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To hike wearing a backpack.
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To carry in a backpack.
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A knapsack, sometimes mounted on a light frame, but always supported by straps, worn on a person’s back for the purpose of carrying things, especially when hiking, or on a student's back when carrying books.
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A similarly placed item containing a parachute or other life-support equipment.
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(intransitive) To hike and camp overnight in backcountry with one's gear carried in a backpack.
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(intransitive) To engage in low-cost, generally urban, travel with minimal luggage and frugal accommodations.
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To place or carry (an item or items) in a backpack.
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A sturdy bag designed for carrying articles on a person's back, having shoulder straps and often mounted on a lightweight frame.
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Origin of backpack