A strong and adverse reaction by a large number of people, esp. to a social or political development
a public backlash against racism
Recoil arising between parts of a mechanism
Degree of play between parts of a mechanism
backfire: come back to the originator of an action with an undesired effect; "Your comments may backfire and cause you a lot of trouble"
recoil: a movement back from an impact
an adverse reaction to some political or social occurrence; "there was a backlash of intolerance"
Backlash is a 1956 Technicolor film released by Universal-International Pictures. It was directed by John Sturges (with whom Widmark would also make another western The Law and Jake Wade), and unfolds in the vein of the psychological Western (a sub-genre that has yielded many films, e.g. ...
Backlash is a 1986 Australian film directed by Bill Bennett. Police officers Trevor Darling (David Argue) and Nikki Iceton (Gia Carides) escort a young Aboriginal woman Kath (Lydia Miller) to the New South Wales outback to stand trial. ...
Backlash (2008) was the tenth annual Backlash professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). It took place on April 27, 2008 at the 1st Mariner Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. The event starred wrestlers from the Raw, SmackDown, and ECW brands.
Backlash, is the second and final album by American AOR supergroup Bad English, released in 1991.
In mechanical engineering, backlash, sometimes called lash or play, is clearance between mating components, sometimes described as the amount of lost motion due to clearance or slackness when movement is reversed and contact is re-established. ...
Backlash is an album by trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, his first released on the Atlantic label. It features performances by Hubbard, James Spaulding, Albert Dailey, Bob Cunningham, Otis Ray Appleton and Ray Barretto.
A sudden backward motion; A reaction, objection or outcry, especially of a violent or abrupt nature; The distance through which one part of connected machinery, as a wheel, piston, or screw, can be moved without moving the connected parts, resulting from looseness in fitting or from wear; The ...
(backlashed) Having a backlash
An overrun of a revolving-spool reel, such as a bait-cast reel, which in turn causes the line to billow off the reel and tangle.
A jarring reaction when starting or reversing a load, caused by play in a coupling.
the free-play between gears - a certain amount of backlash is essential.
A loop of line trapped under successive coils on the spool of a multiplier reel caused by allowing the spool to overrun.
A relative movement between interacting mechanical parts as a result of looseness.
literally a quick, sharp, recoil; but used figuratively to characterize an opposing reaction to a previous trend; the term used for the current high degree of skepticism found in some circles regarding the truth of allegations of sexual abuse.
Backlash is a negative response to an action. When an individual or a group is forced to do something against their will, they will often resist or try to get back at the person or group who forced them in the first place. ...
When you rotate an axis of a gear box, then you will often experiment that when you invert the rotation direction, the output axis does not change immediately its rotation direction. There is some play on the system, called backlash. ...
The amount of "slop" in your gears. See "slop".
Backlash is any kind of unexpected play in an axis due to clearance or looseness of mechanical parts. When the axis is commanded to move, the driver motor may turn briefly before movement begins.
A component of bidirectional repeatability, it is the non-responsiveness of the system load to reversal of input command.
Tangled fishing line on a bait casting fishing reel. Tangled fishing line is also referred to as a bird’s nest.
similar to hysterisis but more commonly applied to mechanical systems
(usually said of gears) Total play measured in both directions. For example, timing gear backlash measures the total rotation of the timing gear when forced as far as possible in each direction with the crankshaft gear held fast.