backstream

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

back +‎ stream

Noun[edit]

backstream (plural backstreams)

  1. A current running against the main current of a stream; an eddy.

Verb[edit]

backstream (third-person singular simple present backstreams, present participle backstreaming, simple past and past participle backstreamed)

  1. (intransitive) To flow in a direction opposing the current or the intended direction.