[koun-ter-fawrt, -fohrt] /ˈkaʊn tərˌfɔrt, -ˌfoʊrt/
a buttress, especially one for strengthening a basement wall against the pressure of earth.
a cantilevered weight, as in a retaining wall, having the form of a pier built on the side of the material to be retained.
(civil engineering) a strengthening buttress at right angles to a retaining wall, bonded to it to prevent overturning or to increase its bending strength
[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 […]
noun, Mathematics. 1. . noun, Mathematics. 1. the point or set of points in the domain of a function corresponding to a given point or set of points in the range of the function.
counterimmunoelectrophoresis coun·ter·im·mu·no·e·lec·tro·pho·re·sis (koun’tər-ĭm’yə-nō-ĭ-lěk’trə-fə-rē’sĭs, -ĭ-myōō’-) n. A modification of immunoelectrophoresis in which antigen and antibody move in opposite directions and form precipitates in the area between the cells where they meet in concentrations of optimal proportions.