backwash

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backwash(
bahk
-
wash
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (backward flow)
a. la estela
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Apparently, the backwash of the boat dragged the man into the propeller.Aparentemente, la estela del barco arrastró al hombre hacia la hélice.
2. (motion of receding waves)
a. la resaca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The backwash dragged her off the beach into deep waters.La resaca la arrastró alejándola de la playa hacia aguas profundas.
3. (consequences)
a. las repercusiones
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The backwash of the minister's resignation is now receding.Las repercusiones de la renuncia del ministro están disminuyendo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (technology)
a. retrolavar
You need to backwash the swimming pool filters with certain regularity.Es necesario retrolavar los filtros de la piscina con cierta regularidad.
b. lavar a contracorriente
The time needed to backwash the filter varies between 10 and 15 minutes, depending on how often the machine is used.El tiempo necesario para lavar a contracorriente el filtro oscila entre 10 y 15 minutos, dependiendo de la frecuencia con que se use la máquina.
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backwash
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of boat)
a. la estela
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (fig)
a. la repercusiones
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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backwash [ˈbækwɒʃ]
noun
1 (Náut) agua (f) de rechazo
2 reacción (f); repercusiones (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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