Definition of counterflow in English:


Line breaks: coun¦ter|flow
Pronunciation: /ˈkaʊntəfləʊ


  • 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 counterflow swimming pool and hydro-spa are additional attractions at the centre.
    • The counterflow of native fishes to other regions was much smaller; only two Pacific slope species, the Chinook salmon and the rainbow trout, were transported out of their native range before 1900.
    • The Lions Gate is a 3 lane bridge, with the centre lane being a counterflow lane.

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