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Backwash   /bˈækwˌɑʃ/   Listen
Backwash

noun
1.
The flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller.  Synonyms: airstream, race, slipstream, wash.
2.
The consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event).  Synonyms: aftermath, wake.  "In the wake of the accident no one knew how many had been injured"
3.
The wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward.  Synonym: wake.






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