To mark the occasion, we count down the best of a Bond staple: the opening action scene.
So from sexy vampires to philandering physicians, we count down the most seemingly inappropriate Sesame Street spoofs.
During this struggle the smith had held the count down with his left hand, and defended himself against Lopez with the right.
Well, after the first volley, we'll cut the count down just one-half.
Now, leave out the ‘My dear Mallowe,’ and beginning with the next as the first line, count down five lines.
Yea, count down his heart in death-drops for her; and go to Pluto, that she might go to Paradise.
From the corner of the mat, A, on the long edge, count down to B.
I do not imagine he will ever be able to count down guineas against her guineas, or that he wants to do anything so absurd.
Perhaps there were ten of them—these galloping dots were hard to count—down in the distant bottom across the river.
count down from corner A to B and weave a line entirely around the mat.
mid-14c., from Old French conter "add up," but also "tell a story," from Latin computare (see compute). Related: Counted; counting. Modern French differentiates compter "to count" and conter "to tell," but they are cognates.
title of nobility, c.1300, from Anglo-French counte (Old French conte), from Latin comitem (nominative comes) "companion, attendant," the Roman term for a provincial governor, from com- "with" (see com-) + stem of ire "to go" (see ion). The term was used in Anglo-French to render Old English eorl, but the word was never truly naturalized and mainly was used with reference to foreign titles.
v. count·ed, count·ing, counts
To name or list the units of a group or collection one by one in order to determine a total. n.
The act of counting or calculating.
The totality of specific items in a particular sample.