Definition of Backwashes

1. Noun. (plural of backwash) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Backwashes

1. backwash [v] - See also: backwash

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Backwashes

backward slash
backwardation
backwardations
backwardly
backwardness
backwardnesses
backwards
backwards compliment
backwards roll
backwards rolls
backwardsness
backwash
backwash ileitis
backwashed
backwashes (current term)
backwashing
backwater
backwatered
backwatering
backwaterish
backwaters
backweight
backweights
backwind
backwinded
backwinding
backwinds
backwood
backwoods

Literary usage of Backwashes

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1. Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman (1921)
"far-reaching tides and backwashes of thought and emotion resulting from the French and American revolutions, and all that weave of circumstance touching the ..."

2. Italy Today by Bolton King, Thomas Okey (1901)
"But none the less, intellectually and morally the gain has been large ; materially, the current is small and has its backwashes, but it runs. ..."

3. Blind Alley: Being the Picture of a Very Gallant Gentleman; the Adventures by Walter Lionel George (1919)
"... Sylvia's wretched affair, Stephen's wound and strange humour, Monica's half-confessed pain, the harshness of his wife, backwashes into his family of the ..."

4. Italy To-day by Bolton King (1901)
"But none the less, intellectually and morally the gain has been large ; materially, the current is small and has its backwashes, but it runs. ..."

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