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  Words related to backwash

Related / Similar Words: wake, aftermath, slipstream, airstream, race, wash

 

Definition:
  • the wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward; "the motorboat''s wake capsized the canoe";
  • the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event); "the aftermath of war"; "in the wake of the accident no one knew how many had been injured";
  • the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller;

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