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blowback

[′blō‚bak]
(chemical engineering)
A continuous stream of liquid or gas bled through air lines from instruments and to the process line being monitored; prevents process fluid from backing up and contacting the instrument.
Reverse flow of fluid through a filter medium to remove caked solids. Also known as backwash.
(graphic arts)
To enlarge, or make an enlargement of, an image.
(mechanical engineering)

blowback

A characteristic of a safety valve; the difference between the pressure at which it opens and the pressure at which it closes automatically, after the excess pressure has been released.
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Russia, for its part, has been propping up its client, President Bashar al-Assad-and experiencing blowback of its own, exemplified by the 2015 downing of a Russian airliner over the Sinai Peninsula.
5) With the Saturday terrorist attack in London, it is clear that Britain has suffered yet more blowback from its tolerance of the most vicious terrorist networks in Syria and beyond.
Por ejemplo, en Blowback, mientras el presidente republicano ayuda a salvar al mundo del virus asesino, lo asedia una villana que desea alzarse con la Casa Blanca.
The sights, grip plates and blowback action of both models are basically identical.
He said: "With 500 Britons already involved the question is not whether blowback can be avoided if the UK stays out of the war but whether it can be minimised by entering it.
If that millionaire is afraid of blowback, well, freedom does have consequences.
Jim Rickards: Deflation Blowback Is Coming Charles Koch Institute - Hotel Monaco Five years ago, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke warned members of Congress that without an emergency bailout for Wall Street "we may not have an economy on Monday.
In fact, that crime was blowback for decades of US intervention in the Middle East.
This event received a bit more news coverage, essentially because of the blowback that came from the Pakistani government.
Pepper Gel formula is safe to use indoors, has no effect on bystanders and reduces wind blowback.
But foreign policy wonks had long predicted that blowback from our involvement would come sooner or later.