Meaning of Backwash

English: Backwash
Bangla: প্রতিক্রিয়া, প্রতিসরণকারী তরঙ্গ, প্রতিসরণকারী স্রোত
Hindi: लहर, तरंग
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा

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Definition: 1

Nautical. water thrown backward by the motion of oars, propellers, paddle wheels, etc.

Definition: 2

Aeronautics. the portion of the wash of an aircraft that flows to the rear, usually created by the power plant. Compare wash (def 31).

Definition: 3

a condition, usually undesirable, that continues long after the event which caused it.

Definition: 4

to affect, as by hitting, rocking, or splashing, with a backwash: a powerful cutter backwashing the skiers.

Definition: 5

to clean out (a clogged filter) by reversing the flow of fluid: Backwash the swimming pool's filters regularly.