Definition of Backflowing

1. Noun. A flow that returns toward its source.

Exact synonyms: Backflow
Generic synonyms: Flow, Flowing
Specialized synonyms: Regurgitation



Definition of Backflowing

1. Adjective. flowing backwards ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Backflowing

backfire
backfired
backfires
backfiring
backfisch
backfische
backfit
backfits
backfitted
backfitting
backflip
backflipped
backflipping
backflips
backflow
backflowing (current term)
backflows
backflush
backflushed
backflushes
backflushing
backfoot
backformation
backformations
backfriend
backfriends
backgain
backgammon
backgammon board
backgammoned

Literary usage of Backflowing

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1. American Druggist (1890)
"The lower part of the condenser will not become cool enough to condense the outflowing vapor in a, nor hot enough to vaporize the backflowing condensed ..."

2. 50 Ways Farmers Can Protect Their Groundwater by Michael C. Hirschi, F. William Simmons, Doug Peterson, Ed Giles (1998)
"The irrigation pipeline check valve prevents the chemical and water mixture from backflowing into the well. Some states require this to be a double check ..."

3. Collected Reprints by Jesse Francis McClendon (1902)
"This backflowing blood helps to complete the equilibration of the hydrogen in regard to CO2. The smaller compartmen t now contains 1.5 cc. of hydrogen and ..."

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