counter

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  • Info 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.
  • In effect, the counters keep track of how frequently a page has been used.
  • The head strike is a very important counter-attack move.
  • Those on the other side of the river have counters that open directly on the river.
  • The anti machine has data counters instead, since it is data-stream-driven.
  • This is sometimes used as evidence to counter the King-James-Only Movement.
  • Such trading is said to be off exchange or over-the-counter.
  • At first successful, the offensive was soon stopped and then thrown back by a strong counter-attack.
  • A full set of all these products should provided everything needed other than maps and counters.
  • He had for years been in the camp of those supporting the Conservative counter-revolution.
  • Destroyed models may be replaced with counters to represent their location or simply laid on their side.
  • The main building contains the check-in counters, control tower and fire fighting station.
  • The main building contains the check-in counters, control tower and fire fighting station.
  • The rapid change in economic conditions was not countered by a change in government policy.
  • Variations are common, and some are done with over-the-counter products.
  • The new studio featured several new additions including completely new counters, back wall and equipment.
  • At that time, model theory was not sufficiently advanced to find the counter-examples.
  • Lee counters that being brothers means nothing because in-family murders are most common.
  • Read the counters along the L but don't double count the corner square.
  • Angel counters that she did so in order to run the world.
  • These counters are not independent words and always appear with a number (or question word) before them.
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Meaning of counter

  • noun Table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted
  • noun 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
  • noun A calculator that keeps a record of the number of times something happens
  • noun A person who counts things
  • noun (computer science) a register whose contents go through a regular series of states (usually states indicating consecutive integers)
  • noun A piece of leather forming the back of a shoe or boot
    a counter may be used to stiffen the material around the heel and to give support to the foot
  • verb Speak in response
    He countered with some very persuasive arguments
  • adverb In the opposite direction
    run counter