Backwash

• (v. i.) To clean the oil from (wood) after combing.
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Backwash

(1) The seaward return of the water following the uprush of the waves. Also called backrush or run down. (2) Water of waves thrown back by an obstruction such as a ship, BREAKWATER, CLIFF, etc.
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Backwash

[physical phenomenon] A sample of `rain drops` by Burt Bacharach. ...
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Backwash

Back'wash` transitive verb To clean the oil from (wool) after combing. Ash.
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Backwash

Backwash is the flow of water down a beach under the influence of gravity after the breaking of a wave and its associated swash. As this water returns to the breaker zone it carries beach material with it. Steep waves, which break almost vertically on to a beach, have an extremely powerful backwash and move much material out to sea. Backwash contri...
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Backwash

The gravity-fed return flow of water after a wave breaks on a beach. An important factor in determining beach gradient.
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backwash

The return flow of water down a beach after a wave has broken.
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Backwash

The return sheet flow down a beach after a wave is spent.
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Backwash

The return water flow of swash. This sheet of water flows back to ocean because of gravity.
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Backwash

The seaward return of the water following the uprush of the waves.
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Backwash

The seaward rush of water down a beach that occurs with a receding wave.
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