Definitions for backwash

Definitions for (noun) backwash

Main entry: wake, backwash

Definition: the wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward

Usage: the motorboat's wake capsized the canoe

Main entry: aftermath, backwash, wake

Definition: the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event)

Usage: the aftermath of war; in the wake of the accident no one knew how many had been injured

Main entry: airstream, backwash, wash, race, slipstream

Definition: the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller

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