Origin of fallback
Words nearby fallback
How to use fallback in a sentence
Chrome has become the principal browser to write code for while taking care to provide a fallback for unsupported features or sticking entirely to technologies also supported by Safari and Firefox.News from Google I/O for technical SEO practitioners and site developers|Detlef Johnson|May 26, 2021|Search Engine Land
He then adopted his go-to fallback position of covering his own tail.Perhaps Tucker Carlson’s data cherry-picking isn’t limited to vaccines|Philip Bump|May 7, 2021|Washington Post
The university is also developing a fallback plan in case Nationals Park becomes unavailable for public health or other reasons.Georgetown University to hold pandemic commencement at Nationals Park|Nick Anderson|April 22, 2021|Washington Post
Removing a receptor from the next generations of humans could be civilization’s fallback if society is hit with a super-disease that can’t be controlled by vaccines or drugs, and for which we don’t develop immunity.Gene editing has made pigs immune to a deadly epidemic|Katie McLean|December 11, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Rotisserie or roasted chickenIf you want to stay in the bird family, a good fallback is chicken.Five better turkey alternatives to serve this Thanksgiving|Claire Maldarelli|November 24, 2020|Popular-Science
He could, as a fallback, partner well with Big Squish-Em, Dis-Em Chris.
A fallback position, adding an Eisenhower statue to the existing World War II Memorial, is already being discussed.
Modeling used to be an easy fallback ‘career’ for celebrity kids.
After realizing how difficult this plum post would be, “Biden” writes that he “wised up and settled on my current fallback plan.”Speed Read: 11 Best Bits from Joe Biden Satire ‘The President of Vice’|Caroline Linton|January 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Their fallback is a series of small-bore bills like more visas for high-tech workers.
British Dictionary definitions for fallback
- anything to which one can have recourse as a second choice
- (as modifier)a fall-back position
Other Idioms and Phrases with fallback
Give ground, retreat, as in The troops fell back before the relentless enemy assault, or He stuck to his argument, refusing to fall back. [c. 1600]
Recede, as in The waves fell back from the shore. [c. 1800]