Definición de counter in Inglés counter1Pronunciación: /ˈkaʊntə/Traducir counter | al francés | al alemán | al italiano | al español noun 1a long flat-topped fitment across which business is conducted in a shop or bank or refreshments are served in a cafeteria. North American a worktop. 2a small disc used in board games for keeping the score or as a place marker. a token representing a coin. a factor used to give one party an advantage in negotiations:the proposal has become a crucial bargaining counter over prices 3a device used for counting:the counter tells you how many pictures you have taken a person who counts something, for example votes in an election. Physics an apparatus used for counting individual ionizing particles or events. Phrases behind the counter serving in a shop or bank: he drove to the store and flirted with two sisters behind the counter over the counter by ordinary retail purchase, with no need for a prescription or licence: [as modifier]:over-the-counter medicines (of share transactions) taking place outside the stock exchange system. under the counter (or table) (with reference to goods bought or sold) surreptitiously and typically illegally:hard porn is legally banned, but still available under the counter [as modifier]:an under-the-counter dealOrigin: Middle English (in 1sense 2) en Oxford Dictionaries">1sense 2): from Old French conteor, from medieval Latin computatorium, from Latin computare (see compute)counter en otros diccionarios Oxford Definición de counter en el diccionario de Inglés de EE.UU.