Back Pressure

Technology / Aviation / Back Pressure: The pressure caused by a reciprocating engine’s exhaust system that opposes the burned gases discharged from the engine’s cylinders.

Other Words for Back

Back Noun Synonyms: backside, rear, dorsum
Back Verb Synonyms: invest in, wager or bet on
Back Adverb Synonyms: to or toward(s) the rear, rearward(s), backward(s), away
Back Adjective Synonyms: rear, service, servants'
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Other Words for Pressure

Pressure Noun Synonyms: force, compression, weight, power, strength
Pressure Adjective Synonyms: compression, pressing, squeezing, compressing, tension, stress, crushing
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Natural Reservoir Pressure

Science / Geology / Natural Reservoir Pressure: The pressure within an oil or gas reservoir that forces oil or gas up the well bore when the reservoir is penetrated by drilling. MORE

Muscle Back

Entertainment / Golf / Muscle Back: (also muscle-back, muscle-backed') a style of iron head with a thick amount of metal on the lower half or two-thirds of its back side (thicker than a traditional blade iron and almost the opposite of MORE

Negative Feedback

Science / Biology / Negative Feedback: The stopping of the synthesis of an enzyme by the accumulation of the products of the enzyme-mediated reaction. MORE

Negative Feedback Control

Science / Biology / Negative Feedback Control: Occurs when information produced by the feedback reverses the direction of the response; regulates the secretion of most hormones. MORE

Nickel Back

Entertainment / Football / Nickel Back: An extra, or fifth, defensive back. Named after the coin, worth five cents. Popularized by the Miami Dolphins in the 1970s, now common. MORE

Negative Feedback Loop

Science / Biology / Negative Feedback Loop: A biochemical pathway where the products of the reaction inhibit production of the enzyme that controlled their formation. MORE

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