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Meaning of "upper back" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UPPER BACK

upper back  [ˈʌpə bæk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UPPER BACK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Upper back is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES UPPER BACK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of upper back in the English dictionary

The definition of upper back in the dictionary is the upper back the part of the back between the shoulders.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UPPER BACK


back
bæk
bareback
ˈbɛəˌbæk
callback
ˈkɔːlˌbæk
cashback
ˈkæʃˌbæk
comeback
ˈkʌmˌbæk
cornerback
ˈkɔːnəˌbæk
drawback
ˈdrɔːˌbæk
feedback
ˈfiːdˌbæk
flashback
ˈflæʃˌbæk
hatchback
ˈhætʃˌbæk
hold-back
ˈhəʊldˌbæk
horseback
ˈhɔːsˌbæk
outback
ˈaʊtˌbæk
paperback
ˈpeɪpəˌbæk
payback
ˈpeɪˌbæk
playback
ˈpleɪˌbæk
quarterback
ˈkwɔːtəˌbæk
snapback
ˈsnæpˌbæk
splashback
ˈsplæʃˌbæk
throwback
ˈθrəʊˌbæk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UPPER BACK

upper arm
upper atmosphere
Upper Austria
upper body
Upper Canada
upper case
upper chamber
upper circle
upper class
upper classes
upper crust
upper deck
Upper Egypt
upper hand
upper house
upper income bracket
upper jaw
Upper Karoo
upper lip

WORDS THAT END LIKE UPPER BACK

a slap on the back
back to back
bounce back
fall back
fight back
get back
go back
hit back
hold back
look back
lower back
on one´s back
pat on the back
pay back
positive feedback
pull back
put back
set back
sit back
slap on the back
take back

Synonyms and antonyms of upper back in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «upper back» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UPPER BACK

Find out the translation of upper back to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of upper back from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «upper back» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

上背
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

superior de la espalda
570 millions of speakers

English

upper back
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ऊपरी वापस
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أعلى الظهر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

верхняя часть спины
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

parte superior das costas
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উপরের দিকে পিছনে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

le haut du dos
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

atas belakang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

oberen Rücken
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

上背
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

상단 다시
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ndhuwur bali
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lưng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மேல் மீண்டும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पाठीचा वरचा भाग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Üst sırt
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

parte superiore della schiena
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

górnej części pleców
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Верхня частина спини
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sus înapoi
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πάνω μέρος της πλάτης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bo-rug
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

övre delen av ryggen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

øvre del av ryggen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of upper back

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UPPER BACK»

The term «upper back» is very widely used and occupies the 11.544 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UPPER BACK» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «upper back» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «upper back» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about upper back

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UPPER BACK»

Discover the use of upper back in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to upper back and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Office Orthopedics for Primary Care: Diagnosis
INTRODUCTION Upper back muscular strain is the dominant condition affecting the thoracic spine area. Muscular strain caused by tension, stress, dorsokyphotic posture, or whiplash is nearly as common as its analogous condition in the neck,  ...
Bruce Carl Anderson, 2006
2
Clinical Mastery in the Treatment of Myofascial Pain
Upper back pain, although not in itself a diagnosis, is a common complaint addressed by clinicians of various disciplines. It may arise from many sources, including muscular trigger points, strain or sprain injury, heart, lung, gallbladder,  ...
Lucy Whyte Ferguson, Robert Gerwin, 2005
3
Travell & Simons' Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction: Upper ...
This third part of the Trigger Point Manual includes muscles of the upper back, shoulder, and arm that refer pain into the torso and upper limb. It includes the scalene and levator scapulae neck muscles, most of the muscles that attach to the ...
David G. Simons, Janet G. Travell, Lois S. Simons, 1999
4
Dance Anatomy and Kinesiology
(A) Strengthening upper back extensors;. DANCE CUES 3.1 as plies (figure 3.25 D) and rises to more complex dance movement such as turning and jumping. As strength, flexibility, and kinesthetic awareness improve, the conscious effort ...
Karen S. Clippinger, 2007
5
2013 ICD-10-CM Draft Edition -
Revised deleted Deleted 1162 Excludes1 Excludes2 L89.11 Pressure ulcer of right upper back Pressure ulcer of right shoulder blade L89.12 Use additional L89.110 L89.111 L89.112 L89.113 L89.114 L89.119 Pressure ulcer of right upper ...
Carol J. Buck, 2013
6
The Wharton's Back Book
Regardless of why, that curled-up posture takes a lot of effort, straining and fatiguing the muscles in your upper back and neck. The longer you despair, the more strained and tired those muscles get. And worse, the muscles in the front of your ...
Jim Wharton, Phil Wharton, 2003
7
ICD-10-PCS Coding System: Education, Planning and Implementation
... Whole Body Z-None O-Neurological System—Head and Neck 1-Neurological System-Upper Back/Upper Extremity 2—Neurological System-Lower Back/Lower Extremity 3-Neurological System-Whole Body D-lntegumentary System-Head ...
Carline Dalgleish, 2012
8
ICD-10: A Comprehensive Guide: Education, Planning and ...
... Neck 1–Neurological System–Upper Back/Upper Extremity 2–Neurological System–Lower Back/Lower Extremity 3–Neurological System–Whole Body D– Integumentary System–Head and Neck F–Integumentary System–Upper Back/ Upper ...
Carline Dalgleish, 2012
9
The Treatment of Disease in TCM: Diseases of the neck, ...
Back heat refers to a subjective sensation of heat in the upper back, while the temperature is not necessarily high. Disease causes, disease mechanisms: 1 . Exuberant lung fire Exuberant lung fire may arise from constitutional phlegm fire ...
Philippe Sionneau, Lü Gang, 1998
10
2013 ICD-10-PCS Draft Edition
... Qualifier Equipment Qualifier 0 Neurological System - Head and Neck 1 Neurological System- Upper Back/Upper Extremity 2 Neurological System - Lower Back/Lower Extremity 3 Neurological System - Whole Body D Integumentary System ...
Carol J. Buck, 2013

4 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UPPER BACK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term upper back is used in the context of the following news items.
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You might be surprised why your neck hurts
The upper back, which is functionally linked to the neck, also has to support the arms and shoulders. These muscles are among the first to react to mental and ... «Bangor Daily News, Apr 15»
2
Upper back pain and connective tissues
The upper back area, which is also called the thoracic spine, is a section of the back where the ribs attach to the vertebrae. The pain can also travel to the neck ... «Hometown Focus, Feb 15»
3
Straighten up, sloucher
These exercises can help your posture, which could spare you back pain down ... stretch out the chest muscles and strengthen the mid-upper back, said fitness ... «Chicago Tribune, Sep 11»
4
Five Upper-Body Exercises That Should Be on Every Woman's List
Why It Works: Smith says this is one of the best shoulder and upper back shapers around. Your core muscles work extra hard to keep the rest of the body still as ... «ABC News, Feb 11»

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