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backer

One who supports a business or enterprise, usually financially. This guy is a billionaire, so we definitely need to secure him as a backer.

backer

n. a supporter; a financier of a play, political campaign, etc. I was hoping for a backer, but the project was too chancy.
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The backers of Cherokee waxed jubilant and offered ridiculous odds.
Simply place the backer card in the ELF, close the lid and push the handles.
Braude has been acquired by Heatrod Elements, a member of the Backer Group and part of NIBE.
I'd bond the backer board to the floor with thin-set and screws to isolate any movement.
Yesterday, attorneys began to lay out competing plans to purchase the Backer Group's 240-246 Bedford Avenue, at North 4th Street, in federal bankruptcy court in Brooklyn, but after several hours the hearing was adjourned until Sept.
The layer was made to pay as the favourite stayed on well on the run-in to see off Mistress To No One, leaving the backer who got pounds 20 matched at that price with plenty to celebrate.
If there are two or more wide receivers to a side, the backer to that side will split the difference between the #2 receiver and the tackle (Diag.
IN RESPONSE TO YOUR PIECE ABOUT how International Residential Code (IRC) changes will affect the use of greenboard as the backer ("Board Green," February, page 40), I'd like to provide a few clarifications to statements that were made about cement-based backer boards and how they incorrectly relate to Hardibacker cement board from James Hardie Building Products.
Actually, you can mount any type of target to the backer using tape, staples or pins.
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The plywood base has to be smaller than the size of the finished top to accommodate the backer board, tile and thin-set.
Tony Sherman, president of Sherman Interiors, a large Atlanta area tile contracting firm, says he does both with the backer board he uses.
Space and screw the 2x4s along the backer board, creating gaps 1/8 in.
The key to stopping the run lies in the backer's read of the offensive guard
Can I install the backer board just as if I had a plywood subfloor?