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A flow of fluid in the opposite direction of its regular flow.
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a reverse flow, the movement (of a liquid) in the opposite direction to its previous, natural or intended direction
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a flow of a liquid opposite to the usual or desired direction.
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|Noun||1.||backflow - a flow that returns toward its source|
regurgitation - backflow of blood through a defective heart valve
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