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countertop Line breaks: coun¦ter|top
Pronunciation: /ˈkaʊntətɒp/

Definition of countertop in English:

noun

North American term for worktop.
Example sentences
  • It's gotten to the point where stainless-steel appliances and granite countertops are standard in luxury buildings.
  • Upon returning home, Giovanni can't help but notice the chips in the ashtrays and teapots, the scratches on the countertops.
  • The germs survive for hours - even days - on hospital rails, bed sheets and countertops.

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