backwater

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To vacillate on a long-held position
The water held back by a dam or other obstruction
To row or paddle a backwater stroke
A remote place; somewhere that remains unaffected by new events, progresses, ideas, etc

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A rowing stroke in which the oar is pushed forward to stop the boat; see back water
An accumulation of water overflowing the low lands, caused by an obstruction
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
Water backed up or retarded in its course as compared with its normal or natural condition of flow In stream gaging, a rise in stage produced by a temporary obstruction such as ice or weeds, or by the flooding of the stream below The difference between the observed stage and that indicated by the stage-discharge relation, isreported as backwater
Water in a stream which stops in its flow or runs back toward its source due to an obstruction (dam, etc)
Stagnant water in a small stream or inlet; water moved backwards or held back by a dam, tide, etc
a body of water that was created by a flood or tide or by being held or forced back by a dam; "the bayous and backwaters are breeding grounds for mosquitos"
any backward region that is isolated from the world and resists progress
{i} area of stagnant water formed by backflow from a body of water
any backward region that is isolated from the world and resists progress a body of water that was created by a flood or tide or by being held or forced back by a dam; "the bayous and backwaters are breeding grounds for mosquitos
A backwater is a place that is isolated. a quiet rural backwater
Water thrown back by the turning of a waterwheel, or by the paddle wheels of a steamer
To row in reverse, to slow or stop a boat, or to move the boat backwards
disapproval If you refer to a place or institution as a backwater, you think it is not developing properly because it is isolated from ideas and events in other places and institutions. Britain could become a political backwater with no serious influence in the world
Shallow,slow-moving water associated with a river but outside the river's main channel
a section of water with an elevation that is increased above normal because of a condition downstream (such as a flood or an ice jam) or because of stream-width contraction beneath a bridge)
to place a culvert or use a weir such that there will always be some depth of water within the culvert
(1) A small, generally shallow body of water attached to the main channel, with little or no current of its own, or (2) A condition in subcritical flow where the water surface elevation is raised by downstream flow impediments
backwaters
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backwaters
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