BACK UP in sign language

A phrasal verb of "back".

ASL signs for "back up"

How to sign "back up" in American Sign Language for different concepts or meanings:

Meaning: To make an extra copy of data in case the original is lost or damaged.

Usage examples: "Make sure you back up all your important files on a second disk", "make a backup of any important files".

Meaning: to defend or support.

Meaning (classifier): (vehicle) To move backward or in a reverse direction.

The handshape in this ASL sign is a classifier for a vehicle, such as car, truck, motorcycle, and such. Change the classifiers for different subjects.

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