Backflow

Backflow is a term in plumbing for an unwanted flow of water in the reverse direction. It can be a serious health risk for the contamination of potable water supplies with foul water. In the most obvious case, a toilet flush cistern and its water supply must be isolated from the toilet bowl. For this reason, building codes mandate a series of meas...
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Backflow

Movement of water (or other liquid) in any direction other than that intended.
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backflow

(bakĀ“flo) reflux or regurgitation (def. 1). pyelovenous backflow drainage from the renal pelvis into the venous system occurring under certain conditions of back pressure.
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backflow

[n] - a flow that returns toward its source
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backflow

backflowing noun a flow that returns toward its source
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Backflow

Means a flow in a direction contrary to the intended normal direction of flow, usually caused by siphoning.
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Backflow

Means a flow in a direction contrary to the intended normal direction of flow.
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backflow

movement of water back to source e.g. contaminated water in a plumbing system.
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backflow

movement of water back to source e.g. contaminated water in a plumbing system.
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backflow

The flow of liquids through irrigation into the pipes of a potable or drinking water supply from any source which is opposite to the intended direction of flow.
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backflow

The reversal of the normal flow of a current. ... See: regurgitation. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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backflow

Type: Term Pronunciation: bak′flō Definitions: 1. The reversal of the normal flow of a fluid or current.
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