Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: backwash
IPA transcription: [b'ækw,ɑʃ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: wake, backwash
    Meaning: the wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward; "the motorboat's wake capsized the canoe"
  • Synonyms: aftermath, wake, backwash
    Meaning: 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"
  • Synonyms: slipstream, airstream, race, backwash, wash
    Meaning: the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
Usage examples