Backwash (GB)

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Alternative term: Backrush (USAUnited States of America)

The seaward return of water following an uprush of waves onto a beach.

Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALAInternational Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM Dictionary edition (1970-1989)