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(1) A duplicate copy of data or of an entire storage drive on a separate storage medium. "Backup" is the noun; "back up" is the verb. See backup software, backup types, backup storage, copy data, backup and restore, disaster recovery and LAN-free backup.

(2) Additional hardware resources ready to take over if the main system fails. See fault tolerant.

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backronymbackup and recovery
BackRubbackup and restore
backscatter spambackup copy
backside busbackup device
backside cachebackup disk
backslashbackup file
backsolverbackup power
backspacebackup program
Backspace keybackup server
backtracking algorithmbackup site

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