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> > could anyone send me other
> > examples of back-formations? Even if they're words that are useful
> > (as I think "televise" and "edit" are), I'd like to know about them.
I'm not sure whether this is a "real" back-formation, but
I've heard the term "iconize" use for the act of minimizing
an application in an OS/2 or Windows environment.
It is not really useful, since you can call it "minimize".
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