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Synonyms for backflow

a flow that returns toward its source

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Backflow is the undesirable reversal of the flow of a possible source of contamination (water or mixture of water and other liquids, gases, or other substances) into the potable water system.
We have shown that backflow can always occur, even if a force is acting on the quantum particle while it travels.
US-based dental device maker Stoma Dental is launching the first and only backflow prevention saliva ejector valve, the company said on Thursday.
When no urine is being released, the valve remains closed so no backflow into the bladder can occur.
Berry transpiration and xylem backflow enhance ripening
Watts Water had acquired the company in April 2011 as part of its takeover of French valves and backflow preventers maker Danfoss Socla SAS.
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27 -- The CheckMate Inline Check Valve is suitable for backflow prevention and odor mitigation.
The campaign to enforce the State requirements for backflow prevention devices may have costly consequences for many of the city's property owners.
com)-- Monday mornings are becoming more of downer than ever for many local Phoenix businesses-especially those who arrive at their properties to discover flooding lots as a result of the theft of their backflow preventer.
The work to be performed provides for facility management services; facilities investment services consisting of operation, maintenance, repair, minor construction and alteration services for buildings, structures and facility systems, water treatment services, backflow preventer maintenance, locksmith services, relamping services, roof inspections, fire protection, etc.
He also advised the residents who have laid sewerage and drainage lines to immediately close all illegal connections in their houses to avoid backflow of water in the basements as during the monsoon season, it is feared that rains might cause over flow of water in nullahs and streets.
This aeration system combines coarse and fine bubble aeration components to improve mixing and oxygen transfer while preventing backflow and clogging.
A unique vane pump feed system uses a rotating spiral to gently move product to the rotor, eliminating overworking, bridging, and backflow.
They are also said to eliminate scorching and backflow of material into the extruder.