Reback

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English

Verb

Reback (third-person singular simple present Rebacks, present participle Rebacking, simple past and past participle Rebacked)

  1. A type of book repair (or conservation treatment) that replaces the original covering material over the spine with new material. A book can be rebacked with leather, cloth, or paper, depending on the original material being replaced.
Photo of rebacked books. Photograph by Suzy Morgan.

Related terms

Translations

  • Chinese please add this translation if you can
  • Danish: Ny ryg (da)
  • Dutch: Rug vernieuwd (nl)
  • French: Dos refait (fr)
  • German: please add this translation if you can
  • Italian: dorso rifatto (it)[1]
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  • Russian: please add this translation if you can
  • Spanish: Lomo nuevo (es)
  • Swedish: Renoverad rygg (sv)

References

  1. Macchi, Federico, Livio Macchi, Milena Alessi, Michel Wittock, and Piccarda Quilici. Dizionario Illustrato Della Legatura. Milano: S. Bonnard, 2002. Print.