backlash

  1. a movement back from an impact
  2. an adverse reaction to some political or social occurrence

backlash

[n] - an adverse reaction to some political or social occurrence
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Backlash

The lost motion or looseness (play) between the faces of meshing gears or threads. In the case of gears, it refers to how much one gear can be moved back and forth without moving the gear into which it is meshed. It may be measured in degrees. See also: Gear Design.
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Backlash

Back'lash` (-lăsh`) noun [ Back , adverb + lash .] (Mech.) The distance through which one part of connected machinery, as a wheel, piston, or screw, can be moved without moving the connected parts, resulting from looseness in fitting or from wear; also, the jarring or reflex mot...
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backlash

<mechanics> The distance through which one part of connected machinery, as a wheel, piston, or screw, can be moved without moving the connected parts, resulting from looseness in fitting or from wear; also, the jarring or reflex motion caused in badly fitting machinery by irregularities in velocity or a reverse of motion. ... Origin: Back, ad...
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backlash

noun an adverse reaction to some political or social occurrence; `there was a backlash of intolerance`
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Backlash

• (n.) The distance through which one part of connected machinery, as a wheel, piston, or screw, can be moved without moving the connected parts, resulting from looseness in fitting or from wear; also, the jarring or reflex motion caused in badly fitting machinery by irregularities in velocity or a reverse of motion.Backlash: words in the defi...
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Backlash

[2010] ==Fair use rationale for The Best So Far (Cindy Morgan album)== ...
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Backlash

[2001] Backlash (2001) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) promotion and presented by Castrol GTX. It took place on April 29, 2001 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois, and was the third event under the Backlash chronology. Seven professional wrestling matches were schedule...
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Backlash

[2000] Backlash (2000) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) promotion and presented by Castrol GTX. It took place on April 30, 2000, at the MCI Center in Washington, D.C.. It was the second event under the Backlash chronology. Nine professional wrestling matches were scheduled on t...
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Backlash

[2002] The main match from the SmackDown! brand featured Hollywood Hulk Hogan defeating Triple H to win the Undisputed WWF Championship and the featured match from the Raw brand was an encounter between The Undertaker and Steve Austin with Ric Flair as special guest referee, which The Undertaker won. The other main match from Raw was a Sing...
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Backlash

[2009] Backlash (2009) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). It took place on April 26, 2009, at the Dunkin` Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island. The eleventh and final event under the Backlash banner, it featured talent from all three WWE brands: Raw, SmackDown, and ECW. The ...
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Backlash

[2003] The main event and featured match of the Raw brand was the encounter of Goldberg and The Rock, where Goldberg, in his first WWE Pay-Per-View, defeated Rock by pinfall, following a spear and a Jackhammer. The featured match on the undercard was a WWE Championship match from the SmackDown! brand, between John Cena and the reigning cham...
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Backlash

[2004] Backlash (2004) was the sixth annual Backlash professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). It was presented by Square Enix`s Drakengard. It took place on April 18, 2004 at the Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta and was a Raw brand-exclusive event. This was the first Backlash event held out...
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Backlash

[2005] Backlash (2005) was the seventh annual Backlash professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), which took place on May 1, 2005, at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire. It was presented by Namco`s Tekken 5. The show`s six matches showcased prominent WWE wrestlers, who...
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Backlash

[2008] Backlash (2008) was the tenth annual Backlash professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). It took place on April 27, 2008, at the 1st Mariner Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. The event starred wrestlers from the Raw, SmackDown, and ECW brands. Eight professional wrestling matches were sched...
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Backlash

[2006] Backlash (2006) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), which took place on April 30, 2006 at the Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. It was presented by Topps. It was the eighth event under the Backlash name and featured wrestlers and other talent that performed on the Raw bran...
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Backlash

[2007] The main match on the Raw brand was a Fatal Four-Way match for the WWE Championship involving champion John Cena, Randy Orton, Edge, and Shawn Michaels. Cena won the match and retained the championship after pinning Orton. The primary match on the SmackDown! brand was a Last Man Standing match for the World Heavyweight Championship b...
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Backlash

[pressure group] Backlash is an umbrella group formed in 2005 to coordinate opposition to the “Consultation on the possession of extreme pornographic material” issued in the United Kingdom jointly by the Home Office and the Scottish Executive. Its stated belief is that the proposals underlying the consultation represent an unjustified a...
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Backlash

[engineering] In mechanical engineering, backlash, sometimes called lash or play, is clearance or lost motion in a mechanism caused by gaps between the parts. It can be defined as `the maximum distance or angle through which any part of a mechanical system may be moved in one direction without applying appreciable force or motion to the nex...
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Backlash

In mechanics, the term backlash describes the distance through which one part of connected machinery, such as a wheel, piston, or screw, can be moved without moving the connected parts, resulting from looseness in fitting or from wear. The term also describes the jarring or reflex motion caused in badly fitting machinery by irregularities in veloci...
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Backlash

[Jodi Slayton] Since then Jet has featured in Wildcore, Gen-Active and the Wildstorm Thunderbook in 2000 before appearing in her own four-issue mini-series by artist Dustin Nguyen and writers Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning. During the Worldstorm crossover storyline she appeared using the name Backlash and has played a role in Wildcats, Armaged...
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Backlash

[Marc Slayton] Backlash is a fictional character from the Wildstorm universe that first appeared in StormWatch #3 in 1993 and was featured in his own comic book series, which ran from 1994 to 1997. His daughter Jodi has adopted the name. Since Worldstorm event that has transpired in the Wildstorm Universe it has been stated that the charact...
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Backlash

[sociology] A `backlash` is an adverse reaction to something which has gained popularity, prominence, or influence. Although it can sometimes represent a categorical rejection of the idea, aesthetic, product, or fad in question, it is usually a reflection of a collective resentment of that thing`s ubiquity in culture and media, rather than ...
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backlash

the clearance between mesh of two gears.
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