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back channel

  1. a secret, unofficial, or informal channel of communication as used in politics or diplomacy: sensitive information passed on through a back channel.
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Related formsback-channel, adjective
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  • The back-channel filled up with URLs and phone numbers and email addresses.


    Cory Doctorow

  • The far shore was a full mile away, while between the island and the near shore lay a back-channel perhaps a hundred yards across.