backfall definition

  • noun:
    • A fall or throw on the back in wrestling.
    • A fall or throw-on the trunk in wrestling.
    • In wrestling, a fall or trip-up which a wrestler is tossed upon their straight back.
    • In songs, an obsolete melodic design, almost just like the contemporary lengthy appoggiatura: called a double backfall when prolonged.
    • In organ-building, a lever whoever front end is raised by the movement of an electronic or pedal sent through a sticker (which see), its back-end becoming correspondingly depressed: a computer device for transforming upward movement into downward.

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