1. Also called, especially British, back-cloth. Theater.
the rear curtain of a stage setting.
the background of an event; setting.
a maneuver in which
a trampolinist jumps in the air, lands on the back
with the arms and legs pointed upward, and then springs up to a standing position.
verb (used with object)
to provide a setting or background for: A vast mountain range backdrops the broad expanse of lake.