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to erase words with a keyboard
it it equipped with most keyboards in America
unless of course you decided to take out keys out of your key board.
tommy:i was typing a cussword and my mom walked by

suffery:did you get caught?

tommy:no.good thing i have backspace!

by suffery June 11, 2009
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Intelligence agency term for "psychological operation". A government or corporate-sponsored operation, usually taking the form of a "terrorist attack" or "crazed gunman on a spree", with the intent of panicking the public into demanding more police and laws inhibiting freedom. Psyops are usually carried out by drugging a civilian or group of civilians with aggression-promoting drugs, psyching them up, arming them, and sending them out to commit mayhem. Government-sponsored terrorism. See also blackshirts, conspiracy
Person A: Man, that nutcase Martin Bryant guy shot 35 people in Tasmania!

Person B: No, he wasn't a nutcase, that was just a psyop so the government could have an excuse to ban guns.
by Mystikan April 11, 2006
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A person who revises/alters something that they have made, built, or written - only to end up with a result that is worse than what they started with.
I panicked and backspaced on the sandcastle I was building! Shit!
by PhDInAss September 25, 2014
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backspace is use in a computer. It is basically known to removeletters from a computer

in other word its a keyboard key

it is located on to of the enter button(1)
you were meant to type "apple" but you typed "applw" (somehow) to revert this you simply press simply backspace
by helu312 April 17, 2019
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When someone says something they didn't mean to say they can say "backspace" and whatever they said before must be imediately forgotten, as if it was never said.
...wait up, backspace!!
by Margaret Millen May 01, 2008
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