Piggybacking

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The convincing of a consumer to add more life insurance policies to ones already purchased, often with the promise that they would be paid for with built-up values in their old policies
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At the peak of the housing market in 2006, more than 40 percent of home purchases in coastal markets and bubble locations involved a piggy-back second lien.
It is understood Sir Stelios plans to piggy-back on routes flown by low-cost carrier Easyjet and could fund the expansion through a potential stock market listing on London's junior AIM market.
SHE was having fun with her young sister in a piggy-back game.
THE Australians appear to have upped their attempts to piggy-back on New Zealand's success.
You would give us piggy-back rides in the pool, have swimming underwater contests with us and teach us handstands.
Other features include an optional piggy-back 250 ton reel, a lay ramp system, abandonment and recovery systems, a 60 ton offshore crane, and a top tension capacity of 205 tons.
Riding piggy-back on a giant Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet, the Space Shuttle makes a low swoop over Birmingham Airport.
The running, the pad work, carrying people piggy-back up and down steps - the man's a masochist.
Cargo shift stresses encountered in ocean shipping, during rough weather, and stress encountered during piggy-back rail transit were additional factors.
The piggy-back heart allowed the patient's own heart to take a rest.
In my next volley of questions I attempt to piggy-back off what they have just learned and relate it to a more important example, namely people.
The VCOs suits any application that piggy-back with cellular technology such as GSM, PDC, TDMA and CDMA.