- adj. idiomatic Having low urgency; not currently important.
“Most scientists are relegating it to the back-burner until some method of testing becomes available. chunkdz: Yes, a hypothesis that is not readily falsifiable is not scientific.”
“Said the preternaturally youthful looking Meyer about raising kids: “A lot of who I was and my crazy imagination … that person was on the back-burner.””
“There's some revising to do, but that can happen on the back-burner as focus shifts back to The Wheel of Time.”
“Leonsis discussed the issue at length Tuesday on DC101's Elliot in the Morning, and the upshot is that any consideration here is of the back-burner variety.”
“Police officers and innocent civilians are dying every single day in this drug war; it's not a back-burner issue.”
“Former human rights advocate Ignatieff will, if elected, back-burner the Tibetans, Uighurs and democratic activists in favour of increased trade.”
“She put a human face on a back-burner issue and turned it into a front page issue.”
“She keeps her “mission” on the back-burner of her mind, content to browse the stores and enjoy her journey.”
“How the war evolved into nation building and being put on the back-burner you'd have to ask the Bush Administration. mjm”
“But the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington on Sept. 11, 2001, resulted in the bumping of China to the diplomatic back-burner.”
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