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1. backwash

noun. ['ˈbæˌkwɑːʃ'] the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event).

Synonyms

  • aftermath
  • wake
  • consequence
  • outcome
  • result
  • issue
  • effect
  • upshot

Antonyms

  • insignificance
  • inconsequence
  • beginning
  • parent

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Rhymes with Backwash

  • brainwash
  • hogwash
  • mouthwash
  • pugwash
  • shipwash
  • whitewash
  • whitewash

Sentences with backwash


1. Noun, singular or mass
Roll out the backwash hose on the bottom of the pump.

2. Adjective
Turn the handle on top of the sand filter so it is pointing in the backwash position.

3. Verb, base form
Turn off the water heater about 15 minutes before you are ready to backwash.

2. backwash

noun. ['ˈbæˌkwɑːʃ'] the wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward.

Synonyms

  • wave
  • moving ridge

Antonyms

  • cause to sleep
  • wake
  • fall asleep

3. backwash

noun. ['ˈbæˌkwɑːʃ'] the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller.

Synonyms

  • slipstream
  • flow
  • wash
  • race

Antonyms

  • block
  • recall
  • freeze
  • ending
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