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ladder back

a chair back having a number of horizontal slats between uprights.
Origin of ladder back
1905-10 Unabridged
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  • Water is pumped from the bay into the holding ponds and flows down the fish ladder back into the bay.
  • They will then walk the ladder back down and return it to the pumper placing it back in position on the pumper.
  • The candidate will then replace the roof ladder back onto the wall brackets and lock the ladder in place.
  • The reverse steps will be used to place the ladder back on the ground and proceed to the next task.
British Dictionary definitions for ladder back

ladder back

a type of chair in which the back is constructed of horizontal slats between two uprights
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