(noun, verb)


1. the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller

Similar word(s): airstream, race, slipstream, wash

Definition categories: phenomenon, flow

2. the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event)

Similar word(s): aftermath, wake

Definition categories: phenomenon, consequence, effect, event, issue, outcome, result, upshot

3. the wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward

Similar word(s): wake

Definition categories: event, wave


1. To operate a water filter in the reverse direction in order to clean it.