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Backwater

Definition: Water turned back in its course by an obstruction, an
opposing current , or the flow of the tide, as in a sewer or river
channel, or across a river bar.

Backwater

Definition: An accumulation of water overflowing the low lands,
caused by an obstruction.

Backwater

Definition: Water thrown back by the turning of a waterwheel, or by
the paddle wheels of a steamer.