[noun koun-ter-mahyn; verb koun-ter-mahyn, koun-ter-mahyn] /noun ˈkaʊn tərˌmaɪn; verb ˌkaʊn tərˈmaɪn, ˈkaʊn tərˌmaɪn/
Military. a intended to intercept or destroy an enemy mine.
verb (used with object), countermined, countermining.
to oppose by a countermine.
verb (used without object), countermined, countermining.
to make a countermine.
Military. to intercept or destroy enemy mines.
(military) a tunnel dug to defeat similar activities by an enemy
a plot to frustrate another plot
to frustrate by countermeasures
(military) to take measures to defeat the underground operations of (an enemy)
(military) to destroy enemy mines in (an area) with mines of one’s own
[moov] /muv/ verb (used without object), moved, moving. 1. to pass from one place or position to another. 2. to go from one place of residence to another: They moved from Tennessee to Texas. 3. to advance or progress: The red racing car moved into the lead. 4. to have a regular , as an […]
[moov-muh nt] /ˈmuv mənt/ noun 1. the act, process, or result of moving. 2. a particular manner or style of moving. 3. Usually, movements. actions or activities, as of a person or a body of persons. 4. Military, Naval. a change of position or location of troops or ships. 5. abundance of events or incidents. […]
[koun-ter-uh-fen-siv, koun-ter-uh-fen-] /ˌkaʊn tər əˈfɛn sɪv, ˈkaʊn tər əˌfɛn-/ noun, Military. 1. an attack by an army against an attacking enemy force. /ˈkaʊntərəˌfɛnsɪv/ noun 1. a series of attacks by a defending force against an attacking enemy
[koun-ter-aw-fer, -of-er, koun-ter-aw-fer, -of-er] /ˌkaʊn tərˈɔ fər, -ˈɒf ər, ˈkaʊn tərˌɔ fər, -ˌɒf ər/ noun 1. an or proposal made to offset or substitute for an earlier made by another. /ˈkaʊntərˌɒfə/ noun 1. a response to a bid in which a seller amends his original offer, making it more favourable to the buyer n. 1788, […]