to defer to a later date, as wages, benefits, or costs: The union agreed to back-load pay raises.
- Compare front-load.
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How to use back-load in a sentence
An inequality of tonnage in opposite directions may make it expedient to solicit business for the sake of a back load.
And the transcontinental lines brought the Hawaiian sugar, also as a back-load against a predominance of westbound tonnage.
The Gulf lines brought the Louisiana product, partly as a back-load against exported grain.
I had accomplished one back-load, and with empty straps was returning to the cache for another.The Forest | Stewart Edward White
A soldier came past with a back-load of canteens freshly filled.My Days and Nights on the Battle-Field | Charles Carleton Coffin