[koun-ter-foil] /ˈkaʊn tərˌfɔɪl/
noun, Chiefly British.
a part of a bank check, money order, etc., that is kept by the issuer and on which a record of the transaction is made; stub.
(Brit) the part of a cheque, postal order, receipt, etc, detached and retained as a record of the transaction Also called (esp US and Canadian) stub
[koun-ter-fawrs, -fohrs] /ˈkaʊn tərˌfɔrs, -ˌfoʊrs/ noun 1. a contrary or opposing , tendency, etc.
[koun-ter-fawrt, -fohrt] /ˈkaʊn tərˌfɔrt, -ˌfoʊrt/ noun 1. a buttress, especially one for strengthening a basement wall against the pressure of earth. 2. a cantilevered weight, as in a retaining wall, having the form of a pier built on the side of the material to be retained. /ˈkaʊntəˌfɔːt/ noun 1. (civil engineering) a strengthening buttress at […]
[koun-ter-gloh] /ˈkaʊn tərˌgloʊ/ noun, Astronomy. 1. . /ˈkaʊntəˌɡləʊ/ noun 1. another name for gegenschein
[hahy-poth-uh-sis, hi-] /haɪˈpɒθ ə sɪs, hɪ-/ noun, plural hypotheses [hahy-poth-uh-seez, hi-] /haɪˈpɒθ əˌsiz, hɪ-/ (Show IPA) 1. a proposition, or set of propositions, set forth as an explanation for the occurrence of some specified group of phenomena, either asserted merely as a provisional conjecture to guide investigation (working hypothesis) or accepted as highly probable in […]