[koun-ter-shey-ding] /ˈkaʊn tərˌʃeɪ dɪŋ/
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.
(in the coloration of certain animals) a pattern, serving as camouflage, in which dark colours occur on parts of the body exposed to the light and pale colours on parts in the shade
[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
countershock coun·ter·shock (koun’tər-shŏk’) n. An electric shock that is applied to the chest to restore normal rhythm of the heart.
[noun, verb koun-ter-sahyn; verb koun-ter-sahyn] /noun, verb ˈkaʊn tərˌsaɪn; verb ˌkaʊn tərˈsaɪn/ noun 1. a sign used in reply to another sign. 2. Military. a secret sign that must be given by authorized persons seeking admission through a guarded area. 3. a signature added to another signature, especially for authentication. verb (used with object) 4. […]
[koun-ter-sig-nuh-cher] /ˌkaʊn tərˈsɪg nə tʃər/ noun 1. a added by way of .