countercurrent countercurrent


  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


  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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