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Counter 1Definition: A prefix meaning contrary, opposite, in opposition; as, counteract, counterbalance, countercheck. See Counter,
Counter 2Definition: One who
reckons up; a calculator; a reckoner.
Counter 3Definition: A piece of metal, ivory, wood, or bone, used in reckoning, in keeping account of
Counter 4Definition: Money; coin; used in contempt.
Counter 5Definition: A prison; either of two
prisons formerly in London.
Counter 6Definition: A telltale; a contrivance attached to an engine, printing press, or other machine, for the purpose of counting the
revolutions or the
Counter 7Definition: A table or board on which money is counted and over which business is transacted; a long, narrow table or bench, on which goods are laid for examination by
purchasers, or on which they are weighed or measured.
Counter 8Definition: Contrary; in opposition; in an opposite direction; contrariwise; used chiefly with run or go.
Counter 9Definition: In the wrong way; contrary to the right course; as, a hound that
Counter 10Definition: At or against the front or face.
Counter 11Definition: Contrary; opposite; contrasted; opposed; adverse; antagonistic; as, a counter current; a counter revolution; a counter poison; a counter agent; counter fugue.
Counter 12Definition: Same as Contra. Formerly used to designate any under part which served for contrast to a principal part, but now used as equivalent to counter tenor.
Counter 13Definition: The breast, or that part of a horse between the
shoulders and under the neck.
Counter 14Definition: The back leather or heel part of a boot.
Counter 15Definition: An encounter.
Counter 16Definition: To return a blow while receiving one, as in boxing.
counter 17Definition: a return punch (especially by a boxer)
counter 18Definition: a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers
counter 19Definition: table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted
counter 20Definition: a calculator that
keeps a record of the number of times something
counter 21Definition: a piece of leather forming the back of a shoe
counter 22Definition: game equipment used in various card or board
counter 23Definition: the piece of leather that
fits the heel
counter 24Definition: (computer science) a register whose contents go through a regular series of
states indicating consecutive
a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one); "it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher"
a person who counts things
speak in response; "He countered with some very persuasive arguments"
act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
indicating opposition or resistance
in the opposite direction; "run counter"