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noun


(1)   Misinformation resulting from the recirculation into the source country of disinformation previously planted abroad by that country's intelligence service
(2)   The backward escape of gases and unburned gunpowder after a gun is fired
Wiktonary



Noun



  1. A type of action where the pressure from the fired cartridge blows a sliding mechanism backward to extract the fired cartridge, chamber another cartridge, and cock the hammer.
  2. an unintended adverse result of a political action