Definition of counterflow in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkaʊntəfləʊ/

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A flow moving in the opposite direction to another: [as modifier]: a counterflow airstream that works to keep dust from entering the cooling system
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  • The Lions Gate is a 3 lane bridge, with the centre lane being a counterflow lane.
  • The NIST report also calls for better system designs that facilitate safe and rapid egress of occupants while accommodating the counterflow of emergency personnel.
  • Wright said he doesn't buy that - pointing to the Massey Tunnel where northbound and southbound traffic is controlled by counterflow signals with few accidents.

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