Cars & Driving
- noun an explosion either at the wrong time in the cylinder, or of unburnt or only partly burnt mixture in the exhaust system, causing a loud bang
- verb to make a loud bang as a result of unburnt or only partly burnt mixture exploding in the exhaust system or in the cylinder
(written as Backfire)a NATO name for a strategic variant of the Soviet-designed TU-22 medium bomber aircraft (Blinder)
- verb to fart. A term which is in use in Australia and has been heard occasionally in Britain, especially among schoolchildren, since the 1950s.