verb (used with object)
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If another tree grows in the spot where your wood was harvested, it could potentially suck enough carbon out of the atmosphere to counteract the emissions of your campfire.Covid-19 sparked a run on outdoor heaters and fire pits. Which is better for the planet?|Sarah Kaplan|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
They will thus require just as much energy and investment to counteract.
So if you press one, that inadvertently presses other levers that counteract its effect.We admire these do-gooders. We just don’t want to date them.|Sigal Samuel|December 4, 2020|Vox
If the finding is broadly true for temperate trees, it could mean that these forests have a limit to how much carbon they can absorb every year, lessening their ability to counteract emissions from humans.Climate change is affecting fall foliage, but not in the way you think|Ula Chrobak|November 30, 2020|Popular Science
Designed to counteract the effect of gravity on a pocket watch’s accuracy, the tourbillon mounts the watch’s critical timekeeping components in a rotating cage.A Q&A with the provocative mind behind watchmaker H. Moser|Daniel Bentley|September 21, 2020|Fortune
He had heard of my life, and, as a counteraction of vice, he wanted its example in the palace.The Prince of India, Volume I|Lew. Wallace
These are medicines whose operation in the blood results in the counteraction or neutralization of the syphilitic poison.The Action of Medicines in the System|Frederick William Headland
The counteraction of her sudden fancy spoiled for her the triumph of last night.
Fore-warned no doubt, of the counteraction in preparation, they had gone off for reinforcements.The Royal Life Guard|Alexander Dumas (pere)
But supposing this counteraction neglected, let us ascertain the importance of these objections.A New Century of Inventions|James White