Backwash definitions

băk'wŏsh', -wôsh'
A backward flow of air, as from the propeller of an aircraft.
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A result of an event; an aftermath.
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A backward flow of liquid from the mouth into a bottle or other drinking vessel at the end of a swig.
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A backward flow of water, as from the action of oars.
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Water moved backward, as by a ship or an oar.
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A backward current or flow, as of air from an airplane propeller.
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A reaction or commotion caused by some event.
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(nautical) The backward flow of water from oars or propeller or breaking waves.
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The similar flow of air from an aircraft engine.
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The result or consequence of an event; an aftermath.
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The saliva, spit or food particles that have flowed back into a drink after someone has drunk from it.
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To operate a water filter in the reverse direction in order to clean it.
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