how to pronounce backstitch


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backstitch is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of backstitch


  1. A type of sewing stitch where the stitch goes backwards on the top side of the fabric and doubles forward on the bottom, coming out farther in front, then repeats. The backstitch is a very tight and secure stitch, and also looks very neat.


  1. To sew with a backstitch.

backstitch frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word backstitch occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics backstitch can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that backstitch can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to backstitch


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