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Synonyms for backwash

Noun

1. slipstream, airstream, race, backwash, wash, flow
usage: the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
2. aftermath, wake, backwash, consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot
usage: 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"
3. wake, backwash, wave, moving ridge
usage: the wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward; "the motorboat's wake capsized the canoe"
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