In Latin is where the etymological origin of the word support is now in question. And it is the result of the union of two words of this language:
• The prefix "sub-", which is synonymous with "below".
• The verb "portare", which can be translated as "carry."
A support it is something, either physical or symbolic, that serves as livelihood or strut . The brackets, therefore, are used to hold or hold a thing . For example: “We have to buy a support to install the new TV”, “My wife has been my support in these difficult times”, "The municipality announced that it will soon repair the support of the cartel that broke in the last storm".
As a physical object, the support can be a accessory or one structure which allows you to place an object in a certain place. With a stand, you can hang a microwave oven on a wall, to cite a possibility.
There is currently a type of support that has experienced great growth worldwide. We are referring to the sticks for selfies. These are canes that at one of its ends give the possibility of placing a camera or a mobile phone, with the clear objective of facilitating that anyone can obtain an image of themselves.
The creation and expansion of these devices is due to the fact that in the last months they have become a real fad that type of selfie, and all because of various Hollywood actors, such as Angelina Jolie or Brad Pitt, were encouraged to become a in the course of the Oscar delivery gala.
Precisely this type of snapshots has also led to the emergence of other unique supports for them, such as the sticks for the belfies (selfies of the back) or combs also photographs of oneself that also give the opportunity to comb to get perfect.
In addition to all of the above, we cannot ignore that the term support is also used in heraldry. Where appropriate, it is used to refer to each of the different figures that appear holding a shield.
The support idea is also used to name those devices that enable the storage wave transmission from data : “Please, I need you to pass the information from the computer to a physical media to have an additional backup”.
It is known as technical support , on the other hand, to the assistance that provides a company to solve problems related to its products or services . The technical support of a company that provides access to Internet It can help users to configure the connection and to solve failures that prevent them from enjoying the service normally.
In the music , is known as support band or support group to the one who appears before the main number in a concert. What the support does is open the show while the spectators arrive at the place and prepare to enjoy the most important show of the evening: “A Swedish group will be the support of the Rolling Stones”, "The American band will tour with a support of the punk genre".