reflux

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a backward flow of a liquid from a boiler in the opposite direction to normal flow, collecting vapour and condensing it so that it can return to the boiler again
  • noun a backwards flow in distillation
  • noun a bringing up of stomach acid
  • verb to cause a liquid to flow backwards

Food

  • noun a situation in which a fluid flows in the opposite direction to its usual flow
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