Pronunciation: /ˈkountərˌkərənt /
- A current flowing in an opposite direction to another.More example sentences
- Dark, dense lines sweep down from the top in many drawings, echoed and at points countered by paler liquid lines which run in opposing directions, suggesting currents and countercurrents.
- Subservience, sexuality, and hostility surfaced in her relationships with her companions, creating countercurrents to trust, support, and love.
- So, although there is a certain comfortable feeling that attaches to the word ‘tradition,’ the word contains many countercurrents.
Pronunciation: /ˌkountərˈkərənt /Back to top
- In or with opposite directions of flow.More example sentences
- Gases flow countercurrent to mass flow in the cement manufacturing process.
- The choroid rete mirabile is a large organ behind the retina of the eye, composed of several thousand capillaries arranged countercurrent to each other.
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