propeller wash

noun Aeronautics.
the backwash from a propeller.
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Resuspension of sediment by wind-generated waves, currents, and propeller wash should be evaluated.
These sediments migrate with the tide, and are typically are stirred up by propeller wash or strong currents.
The propeller wash from an outboard motor or pumps can help circulate the rotenone through the water.
The propeller wash from heavily loaded lake vessels and tugboats also produces the shoaling of harbors.
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