Definition of backdraughting in English:


(US backdrafting)


  • See backdraught

    • ‘Sealed-combustion water heaters draw all their combustion air from the outdoors, which eliminates any chance of backdrafting.’
    • ‘To prevent backdrafting, avoid naturally vented water heaters and furnaces, and ventless fireplaces.’
    • ‘Be sure that the installer checks for backdrafting on all vented appliances.’
    • ‘The risk of backdrafting is lower with these types of equipment than for those relying on natural draft.’
    • ‘If these rooms are significantly depressurized, there is a danger of backdrafting.’