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piggyback

 [pig´e-bak″]
supplementary or added on; used to refer to an intravenous infusion.

pig·gy·back

(pigē bak)
A supplemental infusion set added to a main intravenous line for the intermittent administration of drugs.
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After the game was over, Shayegan joined the winning team on the court and asked if he could get a piggyback ride.
The AP said Shayegan has pretended to interview athletes for a term paper, acted as a team manager or just tried to blend in with the crowd for a piggyback pay-off.
Among the metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) with a greater than 30 percent chance of depreciating in the next 24 months, 12 regions also had more than 30 percent of their mortgage lending for home purchases in piggybacks during the first half of 2004.
pollster in allowing the Republican Party to piggyback on their poll with questions that the papers say struck at their accuracy and credibility.