Definition of backflow in English:


Line breaks: back|flow
Pronunciation: /ˈbakfləʊ/

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[mass noun]
  • The movement of liquid or air back in the direction it was flowing from: when filling the tank, use an anti-siphon device to prevent backflow the valves prevent backflow of blood into the veins

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