[koun-ter-urth] /ˈkaʊn tərˌɜrθ/
(in Pythagorean astronomy) a planet, out of sight from our part of the earth, whose shadow upon the sun and moon, cast by a central fire that is also out of sight, causes the eclipses.
[koun-ter-i-kon-uh-mee] /ˌkaʊn tər ɪˈkɒn ə mi/ noun, plural countereconomies. 1. an operating simultaneously with or in opposition to the established economic system.
[koun-ter] /ˈkaʊn tər/ adverb 1. in the wrong way; contrary to the right course; in the reverse or opposite direction. 2. contrary; in opposition (usually preceded by run or go): to run counter to the rules. adjective 3. opposite; opposed; contrary. noun 4. something that is opposite or contrary to something else. 5. a blow […]
noun, Electricity. 1. an electromotive force that is created by a chemical or magnetic effect upon a circuit and that acts in opposition to the applied electromotive force of the circuit.
[koun-ter-es-pee-uh-nahzh, -nij] /ˌkaʊn tərˈɛs pi əˌnɑʒ, -nɪdʒ/ noun 1. the detection and frustration of enemy . /ˌkaʊntərˈɛspɪəˌnɑːʒ/ noun 1. activities designed to detect and counteract enemy espionage