blowback

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n blowback misinformation resulting from the recirculation into the source country of disinformation previously planted abroad by that country's intelligence service
    • n blowback the backward escape of gases and unburned gunpowder after a gun is fired
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Usage


In news:

Large wind farm met with blowback.
Blowback is defined as "an unforeseen and unwanted effect, result or set of repercussions," according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary.
Stuxnet Raises ' Blowback ' Risk In Cyberwar.
Intel braces for Kremlin blowback as result of spy case.
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Safe House Experiences Blowback .
For the US in Egypt, Blowback Is a Bitch.
For the US in Egypt, Blowback Is a Bitch By Michael Winship.
I recently wrote a post about a plan emanating from the University of Maine to put huge wind farms in the deep waters off the coast of Maine—and boy did I get blowback.
President Obama has called it "social Darwinism," a characterization that has generated a good deal of blowback.
The former Soviet President sees financial collapse and escalating violence in Afghanistan as deserved blowback against the U.S.
Stuxnet Raises 'Blowback' Risk In Cyberwar .
When refueling I get blowback from the tank, the fueling rate is about one gallon per minute and it makes no difference which side I refuel from.
I honestly wouldn't want to deal with the hardcore blowback from all y'all ravenous fans.
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