at the rear of

at the rear of

At the back of something. Can you see my father? He's sitting at the rear of the train car. Those boxes should be at the rear of the attic.
See also: of, rear

at the rear of something

located at the back part of something. I keep my tools at the rear of my garage. There's a stream at the rear of my property.
See also: of, rear
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He guessed that the ape had either come or gone by way of the break, and while the Arabs hesitated without, he sprang, catlike, for the opening, grasped the top of the wall and clambered out upon the roof, dropping instantly to the ground at the rear of the hut.
But, awkwardly enough, the guards now appeared at the rear of the temple, and there installed themselves, in readiness to prevent a surprise.
Anyone looking at the disorganized rear of the Russian army would have said that, if only the French made one more slight effort, it would disappear; and anyone looking at the rear of the French army would have said that the Russians need only make one more slight effort and the French would be destroyed.
Both front and rear spoilers serve their purpose, front spoilers direct the airflow away, whereas rear spoilers minimize turbulence at the rear of the car.
At the rear of the vehicle there is a spoiler--functional--that also is used to house the CHMSL and backlight washer nozzle.
Builder Ian Neale has applied for planning permission from Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council to build the bungalows at the rear of number 303.
The main conduit of light is the stairwell at the rear of a narrow entrance hall.