downwash

[doun-wosh, -wawsh]

Origin of downwash

First recorded in 1910–15; down1 + wash
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Historical Examples of downwash

  • It's the downwash of blood from the organ it has kept at fever heat.

    Black Oxen

    Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton


British Dictionary definitions for downwash

downwash

noun
  1. the downward deflection of an airflow, esp one caused by an aircraft wing
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