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General dictionaries General (26 matching dictionaries)
  1. backwash: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. backwash: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. backwash: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. backwash: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. backwash: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. backwash: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Backwash, backwash: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. backwash: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. backwash: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. backwash: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. backwash: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. backwash: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Backwash, backwash: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. backwash: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Backwash (The Wire), Backwash (geography), Backwash (physical phenomenon), Backwash: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  16. Backwash: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. backwash: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  18. backwash: Rhymezone [home, info]
  19. Backwash: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  20. backwash: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  21. backwash: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  22. backwash: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  23. backwash: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  24. backwash: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. backwash: Travel Industry Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Backwash: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Backwash (geography), backwash: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. backwash: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. backwash: A Brief Critical Dictionary of Education [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Backwash: Geography Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Backwash: Sports Definitions [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (8 matching dictionaries)
  1. backwash: DOD Dictionary of Military Terms [home, info]
  2. Backwash: Construction deterioration & building durability glossary [home, info]
  3. backwash: Glossary of Meteorology [home, info]
  4. BACKWASH: Lake and Water Word Glossary [home, info]
  5. backwash: Schlumberger Oilfield Glossary [home, info]
  6. BACKWASH: Pool Glossary [home, info]
  7. backwash: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]
  8. BACKWASH: Power Engineering [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (backwash)

noun:  the wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward
noun:  the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event)
noun:  the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller

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