anti-backlash

adjective
an·​ti-back·​lash | \ ˌan-tē-ˈbak-ˌlash, ˌan-ˌtī- How to pronounce anti-backlash (audio) \

Definition of anti-backlash

: preventing or controlling backlash Most modern bait-casting reels today are equipped with some kind of anti-backlash device which makes it easier to cast with than earlier models.— Vlad Evanoff

First Known Use of anti-backlash

1912, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anti-backlash was in 1912

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“Anti-backlash.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-backlash. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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