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backwash

back´wash`
v. t.1.To clean the oil from (wool) after combing.
2.(Chem.) To clean (a filter, a chromatography column, a water softener, etc.) by passing liquid through in the reverse of the normal direction of flow. This procedure dislodges particles which clog the pores of the filter or column packing, removing them from the filter or column.
n.1.The flow of water propelled backward by the propeller, paddle wheel, or oars of a boat.
2.(Aeron.) The backward flowing air within the wash of an airplane, caused mostly by the engine.
Noun1.backwash - the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
2.backwashbackwash - the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event); "the aftermath of war"; "in the wake of the accident no one knew how many had been injured"
Synonyms: aftermath, wake
3.backwash - the wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward; "the motorboat's wake capsized the canoe"
Synonyms: wake
Charybdis, Maelstrom, back stream, backcountry, backflow, backlash, backwater, backwoods, boondocks, bush, clout, condensation trail, contrail, countercurrent, counterflow, counterflux, eddy, exhaust, force, gulf, gurge, hinterland, impact, impress, impression, imprint, maelstrom, mark, print, reaction, recoil, reflex, refluence, reflux, regurgitation, repercussion, response, sticks, stream, swirl, track, twirl, up-country, vapor trail, vortex, wake, wash, whirl, whirlpool
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Browse
backup pumpkin
Backus Normal Form
Backus-Naur Form
Backward
backward analysis
backward and forward
backward chaining
backward combatability
backward compatibility
backward compatible
Backwardation
Backwardly
backwardness
backwards
backwards compatibility
backwards compatible
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Backwater
Backwoods
Backwoodsman
Backworm
backyard
Bacon
bacon and eggs
Bacon beetle
bacon rind
bacon strip
bacon-lettuce-tomato sandwich
Baconian
Baconian method
BACP
bacteremia
bacteremic
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