[koun-ter-rev-uh-loo-shuh-ner-ee] /ˈkaʊn tərˌrɛv əˈlu ʃəˌnɛr i/
characteristic of or resulting from a .
opposing a revolution or revolutionary government.
noun, plural counterrevolutionaries.
[koun-ter-rev-uh-loo-shuh-nist] /ˈkaʊn tərˌrɛv əˈlu ʃə nɪst/ (Show IPA). a person who advocates or engages in a .
noun (pl) -aries
a person opposed to revolution
a person who opposes a specific revolution or revolutionary government
characterized by opposition to a revolution or revolutions in general
[koun-ter-roh-tey-ting, koun-] /ˈkaʊn tərˈroʊ teɪ tɪŋ, ˌkaʊn-/ adjective, Machinery. 1. (of two corresponding or similar moving parts) rotating in opposite directions: counterrotating propellers.
[koun-ter-skahrp] /ˈkaʊn tərˌskɑrp/ noun, Fortification. 1. the exterior slope or wall of the ditch of a fort, supporting the covered way. /ˈkaʊntəˌskɑːp/ noun 1. (fortifications) the outer side of the ditch of a fort Compare escarp (sense 1)
[koun-ter-shey-ding] /ˈkaʊn tərˌʃeɪ dɪŋ/ noun, Zoology. 1. the development of dark colors on parts usually exposed to the sun and of light colors on parts usually shaded, especially as serving for protection or concealment. /ˌkaʊntəˈʃeɪdɪŋ/ noun 1. (in the coloration of certain animals) a pattern, serving as camouflage, in which dark colours occur on parts […]
[koun-ter-shaft, -shahft] /ˈkaʊn tərˌʃæft, -ˌʃɑft/ noun, Machinery. 1. (def 1). /ˈkaʊntəˌʃɑːft/ noun 1. an intermediate shaft that is driven by, but rotates in the opposite direction to, a main shaft, esp in a gear train