countercurrent

[koun-ter-kur-uh nt]

Origin of countercurrent

First recorded in 1675–85; counter- + current
Related formscoun·ter·cur·rent·ly, adverb
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countercurrent

[kountər-kûr′ənt]
  1. A current that flows in an opposite direction to the flow of another current.
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