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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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The Democratic party has positioned itself now on the side of the neocon Warhawks, and as the Syrian war settled into a simmering aftermath, the old Cold War Russia haters dominated supposedly liberal thinkers, stoked by the ultimate blowback from all the military and political muckraking - the election of Donald Trump.
A blowback system doesn't get any simpler and after running five brands and loads through the gun, I experienced no functional issues whatsoever.
Ironically, he said, 'the most far-reaching blowback from the Hybrid War on CPEC therefore might not be that the Chabahar Corridor could be discontinued or that this latest event contributes to Iran pulling back from Syria per the US-Saudi plan in this respect and Russia's initiative that it's reportedly commencing independently thereof, but that the grand strategic positions of the US and its Indian ally are greatly weakened if the ultimate outcome is that the Golden Ring becomes more unified than ever before in the face of this terrorist threat.
Caption: The MkGs GUARD uses CMMG's proprietary Radial Delayed Blowback system wherein the bolt is forced to rotate and unlock, slowing the bolt carrier group enough to safely cycle.
The virtues of an open-bolt API blowback system are its simplicity and its economical nature.
Furthermore, it may redefine the notion of blowback.'
In fact, the United States' activities in Afghanistan at that time may be the single biggest source of blowback terrorism today.
The London terror attacks were a blowback from Britain's terror support in Syria and beyond - based on a faulty interpretation of the previous decade's downward spiral in Iraq.
'Blowback.' It's a term that has lost its steam, but remains relevant nonetheless.
But Cal doesnt know whether he is conducting a search and rescue (or a kidnapping and murder investigation) all as he is having to deal with the blowback from a family tragedy.
It also fans fears Britain could be plunged into another uncertain war ending with a bloody blowback.