Noun(1) the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller(2) the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event(3) the wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward
(1) The American newspaper industry is gripped by circulation scandals, and I should not be greatly surprised if the backwash hits Australia.(2) Following a pounding by incoming waves, coral reefs in shallow water were then raked by a powerful backwash carrying heavy debris, including trees and cars, then covered with smothering sediments.(3) the backwash of the Cuban missile crisis(4) There is also one backwash pump that is used to backwash the filters.(5) The emerging issue though, is ensuring some of those already held are not lost in the post-Tampa backwash .(6) As the rig barrelled by and the car shook, I heard the unmistakeable whine of air brakes mixing with backwash .(7) These arguments reflect the backwash of the decline in the UK's fortune in the immediate postwar world.(8) The rotors started to spin up and they hurriedly jumped to the roof a few feet below, ducking to avoid the backwash from the spinning propellers as the copter lifted off the heliport and headed into the night skyline.(9) The beach itself was quite steep, and there was a very severe backwash .(10) On arrival on the apron in Baghdad the pilot shuts down the engines as the hot engine backwash and dust need to be eliminated to maximise casualty comfort and well-being.(11) And I'd be surprised if some of the backwash of that hasn't carried into the international arena.(12) This is succeeded by plane-bedded sands dipping gently seaward, which are produced by the swash and backwash of the waves on the beach face.(13) Apparently he was swept out to sea by a strong backwash .(14) As the roiling backwash streamed past, it scoured around me, and when the froth cleared, there beneath my feet were multitudes of clams, all small and without hydroids.(15) Many responses contained wit born of desperation amid the backwash created by foot and mouth, BSE and the collapse of tourism.(16) The backwash from the affair has spooked investors, concerned that more US corporations may have used flattering accounting methods to overstate their historic profitability.
(1) backwash :: terugspoel
1. wake ::
3. wash ::
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