back end

back end
a) The rear, back, or invisible portion (of something).

The back end of the operation is kept out of sight of the customers.

b) that part of a hardware or software system that is farthest from the user.

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  • back end — UK US noun [C] ► the part of a business that does not meet or deal directly with customers, such as manufacturing: »We need to change the back end of the business in order to improve our manufacturing and distribution systems. »The problems with… …   Financial and business terms

  • back-end — UK /ˌbækˈend/ adjective [before noun] ► relating to the final parts of a process or project, or to money that you pay when you sell a financial product: » Back end logistics refers to product delivery and payment collection. »Back end charges… …   Financial and business terms

  • Back-End — bzw. Backend (engl.: back end bzw. back end für: „hinteres Ende“) bezeichnet: einen Ausdruck in der Informationstechnik, siehe Frontend und Backend einen Abschnitt in der Halbleiterfertigung, hierbei wird die Verarbeitung nach dem Zerteilen der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Back end — (engl. hinteres Ende) bezeichnet: einen Begriff aus der Informationstechnologie, siehe Frontend und Backend die Gewinnbeteiligung des Filmproduzenten an einem Filmprojekt, siehe Back end (Filmrecht) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • back-end — backˈ endˈ noun 1. The rear end 2. The later part of a season (dialect) 3. The late autumn (dialect) 4. The aspects of the running of an operation, eg a website, that do not involve interaction with the public • • • Main Entry: ↑back …   Useful english dictionary

  • Back End — Back End,   Front End …   Universal-Lexikon

  • back-end — I Cleveland Dialect List end of a week, a month, a year II North Country (Newcastle) Words the autmnal part of the year, the latter end of any given time …   English dialects glossary

  • back-end — ● ►en adj. ►EXEC En français: arrière plan, par opposition au Front End (qui est traduit par avant plan) …   Dictionnaire d'informatique francophone

  • back-end — adjective 1》 relating to the end of a project, process, or investment. 2》 Computing denoting a specialized subordinate processor or program, not directly accessed by the user …   English new terms dictionary

  • back-end — /ˈbæk ɛnd/ (say bak end) adjective of or relating to the final stages of a project, plan, etc. Also, backend …   Australian English dictionary

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