Blowback

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Blowback may refer to:

  • Blowback (intelligence), unintended consequences of a covert operation that are suffered by the civil population of the aggressor government
  • Blowback (novel) a 2013 spy novel by betrayed CIA spy Valerie Plame
  • Blowback (firearms), a system of operation for self-loading firearms that obtains energy from the motion of the cartridge case as it is pushed to the rear by expanding gases created by the ignition of the propellant charge
  • Blowback (forensics), vacuum effect created in the barrel of a firearm when it is discharged
  • Blowback (film), a 2000 film
  • Blowback (album), a 2001 release by rapper Tricky
  • Another term for Backscatter
  • An aerodynamic phenomenon affecting helicopter rotors also called flap back
  • "Blowback" (FlashForward), a 2010 FlashForward episode
  • Blowback (Alias episode)
  • Blowback (Journeyman)
  • Blowback (NCIS)
  • Blowback (The Shield)
  • Blowback Productions, an independent film and television production company founded in 1988 by Marc Levin. Along with producing partner, Daphne Pinkerson, they have made over 20 films and won numerous awards.
  • Blowback, A cooperative method of smoking cannabis in which one person holds a joint in their lips with the lit end in pointing inward and the roach pointing out, toward the second person. The first person cups his hands around his face and blows backwards through the joint while the second person leans in and inhales deeply.