countercurrent countercurrent

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current
  2. (n) actions counter to the main group activity

Usage(s):

  1. Despite the natural assumption that such popularity must be deserved, the Pill has provoked an almost equally strong countercurrent of opposition and denunciation.
  2. The north-flowing Gulf Stream, he suspected, should have directly under it a south-flowing countercurrent.
  3. But with every claim of success has come the inevitable countercurrent of doubt.
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