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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 back·wash /ˈbækˌwɔʃ, ˌwɑʃ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 back·wash v. t.
 1. To clean the oil from (wool) after combing.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft
           propeller [syn: slipstream, airstream, race, wash]
      2: the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic
         event); "the aftermath of war"; "in the wake of the
         accident no one knew how many had been injured" [syn: aftermath,
      3: the wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward;
         "the motorboat's wake capsized the canoe" [syn: wake]