HyperDic: backwash

English > 3 senses of the word backwash:
NOUNphenomenonbackwash, slipstream, airstream, race, washthe flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
phenomenonbackwash, aftermath, wakethe consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event)
eventbackwash, wakethe wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward
backwash > pronunciation
Soundsbae'kwaa.sh
Rhymesawash ... whitewash: 18 rhymes with aash...
English > backwash: 3 senses > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningThe flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller.
Synonymsslipstream, airstream, race, wash
BroaderflowAny uninterrupted stream or discharge
Spanishestela, rebufo
Catalanestela
English > backwash: 3 senses > noun 2, phenomenon
MeaningThe consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event).
Synonymsaftermath, wake
Broaderconsequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshotA phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
Spanishresultado
English > backwash: 3 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningThe wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward.
Synonymwake
Broaderwave, moving ridgeOne of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid / liquid (especially across a large body of water)
Spanishagua de rechazo, estela

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