[koun-ter-ahy-uh n, -ahy-on] /ˈkaʊn tərˌaɪ ən, -ˌaɪ ɒn/
noun, Physical Chemistry.
an in solution that associates itself with an of opposite charge on the surface of a member of a solute.
counterirritation coun·ter·ir·ri·ta·tion (koun’tər-ĭr’ĭ-tā’shən) n. Irritation or mild inflammation produced to relieve inflammation of underlying or adjacent tissues.
[koun-ter-juhm-per] /ˈkaʊn tərˌdʒʌm pər/ noun, Slang: Older Use. 1. a clerk in a retail store.
[verb koun-ter-lahyt; noun koun-ter-lahyt] /verb ˌkaʊn tərˈlaɪt; noun ˈkaʊn tərˌlaɪt/ verb (used with object), counterlighted or counterlit, counterlighting. 1. to (an interior) with windows or lights on opposite sides. 2. to light (an object) with a window or light directly opposite. noun 3. a light or window that counterlights an interior or object.
[koun-ter-man] /ˈkaʊn tərˌmæn/ noun, plural countermen. 1. a person who waits on customers from behind a , as in a cafeteria.