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  1. backwash:


Detailed Translations for backwash from English to French


backwash [the ~] noun

  1. the backwash (swell)

Translation Matrix for backwash:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
houle backwash; swell alluvion; beating of the waves; fluctuation; nutation; oscillation; sea; sway; swell; swing; swinging; wash
- aftermath; airstream; race; slipstream; wake; wash
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- surge

Synonyms for "backwash":

Related Definitions for "backwash":

  1. the wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward1
  2. the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event)1
  3. the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller1