Definitions

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  • n. The transportation of cargo or shipment on a return trip, using the space already paid for and used for the outward leg.
  • v. Present participle of backload.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The Treasury ruled that decades-old "backloading" laws that effectively prohibit companies from temporarily freezing pension growth don't apply when the freeze is delayed, even if it is eventually implemented.

    Treasury Validates Some Pension Rollbacks

  • "backloading" too much training and salary preferring instead to see training and induction restructured and re-sequenced so that people get training in supervised settings in schools.

    Education Sector: Independent Analysis, Innovative Ideas

  • I have no problem weeding out the low-performers but I've been somewhat skeptical of the idea of 'backloading' too much training and salary preferring instead to see training and induction restructured and re-sequenced so that people get training in supervised settings in schools. "

    Booker Rising

  • Owing to a glitch in the regulations under section 411 (b) (commonly called the “backloading” rules), this benign practice is legally dubious.

    Retirement Policy

  • We find it difficult to justify backloading this obligation in a way that shifts the burden of reducing carbon emissions from ourselves to our children and grandchildren.

    Brendan Smith: Unions Call for Science-Based Reductions in Greenhouse Gases

  • Long gone for most American Christians are the Old World norms of decorating the tree on Christmas Eve and backloading much of the holiday into the last half of December.

    Some deck the halls earlier, others check the calendar

  • That backloading of the bill was good economics: with the Federal Reserve doing less to pump up the economy, an extra half-trillion dollars in fiscal stimulus will help pick up the slack.

    The Democratic brand…

  • This backloading, which looked bad early this year, looks better now, as this nascent recovery is going to have to be nursed into a full-fledged recovery with a lot more jobs.

    William Bradley: Obama's Off To A Very Good Start

  • Most news media took their cue from Census and similarly led their stories about this with the projected change in ethnic and age mix, backloading the projected population as a second and lesser angle to the story.

    Robert Engelman: Why Care About Projected U.S. Ethnicity and Age?

  • But they did open the door for the Internal Revenue Service to begin reviewing plans dating back to 1999, and in a review of more than 1,250 cash-balance plans last year the agency found widespread backloading violations.

    Treasury Validates Some Pension Rollbacks

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