back to back houses


English-Chinese construction dictionary (英汉建筑大词典). 2013.

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  • Back-to-back houses — in which two houses share a rear wall (or in which the rear wall of a house directly abuts a factory or other building).Usually of low quality (sometimes with only two rooms, one on each floor) and high density, they were built for working class… …   Wikipedia

  • back-to-back houses —  Houses ranged with their back yards parallel to those of other houses, a narrow lane (entry) separating them. Hence any small houses, usu. in slum areas, which are crowded together in parallel streets …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • Back to Back — may refer to * Back to Back , a 1983 album by Status Quo * Back to Back (album) , an album by a combination of The Shadows and The Ventures * , an album by Duke Ellington and Johnny Hodges *Back to back houses, a form of terraced house, common in …   Wikipedia

  • Back-to-Back House — Back to Back Reihenhaus, Schnittdarstellung. Die parallel zum First verlaufende Wand trennt die beiden Haushälften. Back to Back House ist die Bezeichnung für das in Großbritannien typische Reihenhaus, wie es im 19.Jahrhundert für die Industrie… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • back-to-back — [bak′tə bak′] adj. 〚from use in stud poker to describe a pair dealt consecutively, one face down and the next face up 〛 ☆ 1. Informal one right after another; consecutive 2. facing in opposite directions, with the backs touching * * * back to… …   Universalium

  • back-to-back — adjective one after the other (Freq. 1) back to back home runs • Syn: ↑consecutive • Similar to: ↑succeeding * * * back to back «BAK tuh BAK», adjective. 1. placed with backs near or joined: » …   Useful english dictionary

  • back-to-back — back to back1 adj [only before noun] happening one after another ▪ They have had five back to back wins. back to back 2 back to back2 n BrE a house in a row or ↑terrace built with its back touching the back of the next row of houses …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Back to Methuselah — (A Metabiological Pentateuch), by George Bernard Shaw consists of a preface (An Infidel Half Century) and a series of five plays: In the Beginning: B.C. 4004 (In the Garden of Eden), The Gospel of the Brothers Barnabas: Present Day, The Thing… …   Wikipedia

  • back-to-back — ► ADJECTIVE 1) chiefly Brit. (of houses) built in a terrace backing on to another terrace, with a wall or a narrow alley between. 2) following consecutively …   English terms dictionary

  • back of something — back of sth idiom (NAmE, informal) behind sth • the houses back of the church Main entry: ↑backidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • Back Bay, Boston, Massachusetts — Infobox nrhp | name =Back Bay Historic District nrhp type =hd caption =Skyline of the Back Bay, from across the Charles River location= Boston, MA area = architect= Multiple architecture= Mid 19th Century Revival, Late 19th And 20th Century… …   Wikipedia

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