- to cause to change places, qualities, etc.; interchange.
- to diversify; checker.
Origin of counterchange
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Examples from the Web for counterchange
Dissolution is the counterchange which sooner or later every evolved aggregate undergoes.Herbert Spencer
J. Arthur Thomson
Fig. 20 is an example of a counterchange design carried out in inlay; for this method of work counterchange is very suitable.Embroidery and Tapestry Weaving
Greek art and Gothic alike have series, with repetition or counterchange for their ruling motive.Essays
When tempered with flint or quartz sand to a uniform degree, they offer a splendid opportunity for counterchange pattern.Pottery, for Artists Craftsmen & Teachers
George J. Cox
Inlay lends itself most invitingly to Counterchange in design, as seen in the stole at A, Illustration 62.Art in Needlework
Lewis F. Day
- to change parts, qualities, etc
- poetic to chequer, as with contrasting colours
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