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back•draft

(ˈbækˌdræft, -ˌdrɑft)

n.
an explosive surge in a fire occurring when air is suddenly mixed with a combustible gas.
[1815–25]
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Al Dhafra is also widely recognised as a key point where the desert meets the sea, blessed with hundreds of kilometres of coastline and pristine beaches across a backdraft of ancient forts and stunning landscapes -- a specially designed Al Dhafra logo badge is placed on the sides and rears and embossed on the front seat headrests.
Al Dhafra is also widely recognized as a key point where the desert meets the sea, blessed with hundreds of kilometers of coastline and pristine beaches across a backdraft of ancient forts and stunning landscapes -- a specially designed Al Dhafra logo badge is placed on the sides and rears and embossed on the front seat headrests.
Tenders are invited for Design & Supply Of Gravity Operated Backdraft Damper
A sketch for the dress she wore to the premiere of "Backdraft" at Leicester Square in 1991 will also be included.
Coffee is coming to the rescue with its new Backdraft Espresso, a smooth drinking, boldly flavored roast with a convincing caffeine kick.
Passive devices include explosion vents, flameless vents, passive float valves, backdraft dampers and flame front diverters:
Alastair, who is known for his heart-throb roles, has just finished filming the sequel to hit 90s movie Backdraft, which starred Kurt Russell, William Baldwin, Robert de Niro and Donald Sutherland.
"It was as if I was in a movie like Backdraft, which features a fireman running across a roof.
Several observations regarding the performance of FPTUs are described here, including the effect of parallel FPTU backdraft damper leakage, and the use of electronically commutated motors (ECMs) to both enhance performance opportunities and reduce energy consumption.
It's a challenging fire in an attic room with difficult access and the potential to create a lethal backdraft.
"There was this immense heat, like a backdraft of fire across your face and legs.