Responding to something of the same kind, esp. in opposition
Speak or act in opposition to
the second argument is more difficult to counter
Respond to hostile speech or action
“What would you like me to do about it?” she countered
Give a return blow while parrying
he countered with a left hook
The back part of a shoe or boot, enclosing the heel
In the opposite direction to or in conflict with
some actions by the authorities ran counter to the call for leniency
in the opposite direction; "run counter"
antagonistic: indicating opposition or resistance
speak in response; "He countered with some very persuasive arguments"
table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted
anticipate: act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
game equipment (as a piece of wood, plastic, or ivory) used for keeping a count or reserving a space in various card or board games
In digital logic and computing, a counter is a device which stores (and sometimes displays) the number of times a particular event or process has occurred, often in relationship to a clock signal. ...
Boardgame counters are usually small cardboard squares moved around on the map of a wargame to represent armies, military units or individual military personnel. The first modern mass-market wargame, based on cardboard counters and hex-board maps, was Tactics, invented by Charles S. ...
In collectible card games (CCG), particularly in the seminal CCG of , a counter is, in game terms, a representation of an effect generated by a card that is in play or has already been played. In physical terms, it is an object that serves said purpose.
* Check-out counter is furniture for servicing customers, consisting of a table that divides the seller's and buyer's space. Goods are put onto this table for counting and accounting as well as delivering goods.
A row counter for hand knitting is a tally counter for counting rows or courses worked, for counting stitch pattern repetitions, or for counting increases or decreases of the number of stitches in consecutive rows. ...
In typography, a counter or aperture is an area entirely or partially enclosed by a letter form or a symbol (the counter-space/ the hole of). Letters containing closed counters include A, B, D, O, P, Q, R, a, b, d, e, g, o, p, and q. Letters containing open counters include c, f, h, i, s etc. ...
An object (now especially a small disc) used in counting or keeping count, or as a marker in games, etc; Any stone lying closer to the center than any of the opponent's stones; A table or board on which money is counted and over which business is transacted; a shop tabletop on which goods are ...
(counters) the cards which score points when pulled during the trick-taking phase of the round (Aces, Tens, and Kings). See also non-counters.
(COUNTERS) A CGI script that visually shows the number of visits made (or hits) on a particular web page or site.
(COUNTERS) A single character typing die (can be letter, figure or symbol) used as a first operation in bench engraving for displacing the metal from the inside of a raised character. After counting it is filed, engraved or chiseled to a finished character.
(Counters) A simple way of determining how many people have loaded a particular page, our counter script can display 'hits', as well as the current time & date. Use as many as you like. Click here for help on this.
(Counters) Hard supports made of strong fibers to help hold boots shape and offer support typically at the heel, arches, and front righthand outside quarter
(Counters) This database table includes data on the overall loading of each of the interfaces being monitored.
OFFER – A new offer made as a reply to an offer received from another; this has the effect of rejecting the original offer, which cannot thereafter be accepted unless revived by the offeror's repeating it.
The enclosed or partially enclosed space formed by letters and symbols such as ‘a,’ ‘b,’ ‘S,’ ‘H,’ ‘&’ and ‘@.’
The heraldic prefix used when two charges on a shield, banner of arms or flag are turned in contrary directions as in “fleuri-counterfleuri” (see ‘double-tressure’), or when two tinctures are reversed either side of a line or lines drawn through a coat of arms see ‘counterchanged’ (also ‘ ...
A device for measuring lengths of film by counting the number of frames.
the leather piece above the heel of the boot, which is attached by stitching to the vamp.
horizontal work surface, which can be free-standing or built-in, often constructed at 29" for seating height, or 36-39" for standing height