hollow back


noun Bookbinding.

a paper tube or roll, almost flattened, having one side glued to the back of a book and the other to the inside of the spine.

Related forms

hol·low-backed, adjective
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Medicine definitions for hollow back

hollow back

[ hŏlō ]

n.

lordosis

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