Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The downward deflection of air from a moving object, such as an airplane wing or propeller.

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  • noun downward air turbulence caused by a propeller or jet, but especially by helicopter blades
  • noun The downward motion of air as a result of eddies behind a wing or chimney. etc.

Etymologies

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From down- +‎ wash

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