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  • 41counter — 1. n. 1 a a long flat topped fitment in a shop, bank, etc., across which business is conducted with customers. b a similar structure used for serving food etc. in a cafeteria or bar. 2 a a small disc used for keeping the score etc. esp. in table… …

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  • 42counter — adj Adverse; antagonistic; opposing or contradicting; contrary @ counter affidavit An affidavit made and presented in contradiction or opposition to an affidavit which is made the basis or support of a motion or application @ counter bond Bond… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 43counter — adj Adverse; antagonistic; opposing or contradicting; contrary @ counter affidavit An affidavit made and presented in contradiction or opposition to an affidavit which is made the basis or support of a motion or application @ counter bond Bond… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 44counter — I. noun Etymology: Middle English countour, from Anglo French, from Medieval Latin computatorium computing place, from Latin computare Date: 14th century 1. a piece (as of metal or plastic) used in reckoning or in games 2. something of value in… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 45Counter — La norme COUNTER (Counting Online Usage of Networked Electronic Resources) est une norme permettant de normaliser les usages de contenus en ligne. Elle est née en 2002, à l initiative des éditeurs, des bibliothèques et des consortium de… …

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  • 46counter — [ˈkaʊntə] noun [C] I 1) a long flat surface where customers are served, for example in a shop or a bank 2) a small round coloured object that you use in a BOARD GAME • over the counter drugs and medicines that are available over the counter can… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 47counter — A device that counts, usually scintillations. automated differential leukocyte c. an instrument using digital imaging or cytochemical techniques to differentiate leukocytes. electronic cell c. an automatic blood cell c. in which cells passing… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 48counter — {{11}}counter (n.) mid 14c., table where a money lender does business, from O.Fr. contouer, comptoir (14c.) counting room, table of a bank, from M.L. computatorium place of accounts, from L. computatus, pp. of computare (see COMPUTE (Cf.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 49counter — I noun the sugar is in a canister on the counter Syn: work surface, countertop, work table; bar; checkout (counter) II 1. verb 1) workers countered accusations of dishonesty Syn: respond to, parry, hit back at, answer, retort to 2) …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 50counter — I count•er [[t]ˈkaʊn tər[/t]] n. 1) a table or display case on which goods can be shown, business transacted, etc 2) (in restaurants, luncheonettes, etc.) a long, narrow table with stools or chairs along one side for the patrons, behind which… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 51counter — 1. noun /ˈkaʊntə/ a) An object (now especially a small disc) used in counting or keeping count, or as a marker in games, etc. He rolled a six on the dice, so moved his counter forward six spaces. b) Any stone lying closer to the center than any… …

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  • 52Counter — Coun|ter 〈[kaʊntə(r)] m. 3; bes. auf Flughäfen〉 Abfertigungsschalter [engl.; zu count „zählen“] * * * Coun|ter [ ka̮untɐ ], der; s, [engl. counter = Ladentisch, Theke, über das Afrz. zu mlat. computatorium = Tisch des Geldwechslers, zu lat.… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 53counter- — [[t]ka͟ʊntə(r) [/t]] PREFIX Counter is used to form words which refer to actions or activities that are intended to prevent other actions or activities or that respond to them. Intelligence activities will now be limited to counter espionage.… …

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  • 54counter — counter1 noun 1》 a long flat topped fitment across which business is conducted in a shop or food and drinks are served.     ↘N. Amer. a worktop. 2》 a small disc used in board games for keeping the score or as a place marker.     ↘a token… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 55counter — / kaυntə/ noun a long flat surface in a shop for displaying and selling goods ♦ glove counter the section of a shop where gloves are sold ♦ goods sold over the counter retail sales of goods in shops ● Some drugs are sold over the counter, but… …

    Marketing dictionary in english

  • 56counter — Speed counter Speed counter (Mach.) A device for automatically counting the revolutions or pulsations of an engine or other machine; called also simply {counter}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 57Counter — This interesting and unusual surname is of Norman origin, and is an occupational name for one who counts, reckons , that is, an accountant or treasurer. The derivation is from the Anglo French countour , a development of the Old French conteor ,… …

    Surnames reference

  • 58counter- — 1. a prefixal use of counter3, as in counteract. 2. Heraldry a prefixal use of counter3 signifying opposition to the second element, as in contrary directions (counter rampant), on two opposite sides (counter indented), or having the tinctures… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 59counter — See rev counter revolution counter trip mileage counter …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 60counter- — comb. form denoting: 1 retaliation, opposition, or rivalry (counter threat; counter cheers). 2 opposite direction (counter current). 3 correspondence, duplication, or substitution (counterpart; countersign). Etymology: from or after AF countre ,… …

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