Definitions for "Backlash"
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; also, the jarring or reflex motion caused in badly fitting machinery by irregularities in velocity or a reverse of motion.
A strong and sudden reverse movement in a moving part of a machine.
This is the typically undesirable quality of "play" or "slop" in a mechanical system. Gearheads, depending on the level of the precision of the parts and the type of gearing system involved can have varying degrees of backlash internally.
A strong popular reaction serving to counter the effect of an action; -- used especially of adverse reactions to social or political developments.
the societal reaction against feminism. This happens because feminism does not benefit those in power and it frightens them. So, they lash out, portraying feminism negatively and discouraging men and women from calling themselves feminists. Beware of backlash.
an adverse reaction to some political or social occurrence; "there was a backlash of intolerance"
Keywords:  backlap
Same as Backlap.
Backlash is a 1956 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. those of Anthony Mann, with whose films this bears comparison), delivering an unconventional story, written by Borden Chase, of Widmark's search for his father (played by character actor John Mc Intire) and his final discovery of a man who is willing to kill his own son for gold. Widmark's female support is Donna Reed.
Backlash, is the second and final album by American rock band supergroup Bad English, released in 1991.
a tangle of line caused by spool overrun on a baitcasting reel.
similar to hysterisis but more commonly applied to mechanical systems
The space between the interactive elements in a drive train or leadscrew assembly that creates a mechanical "deadband" when shifting directions.
have an unexpected and undesired effect; "Your comments may backfire and cause you a lot of trouble"
Backlash is the name of a fictional character from the Wildstorm universe that first appeared in Storm Watch #3 in 1993 and was featured in his own comic book series until 1997.
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. This can result in a reversal of an apparently resolved situation, and may even escalate the conflict further.
Keywords:  tooth, engaging, pitch, width, exceeds
is the amount by which the width of a tooth space exceeds the thickness of the engaging tooth on the pitch circles.