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counterglow

[ koun-ter-gloh ]
/ ˈkaʊn tərˌgloʊ /
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noun Astronomy.
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Origin of counterglow

1850–55; translation of German Gegenschein.See counter-, glow
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British Dictionary definitions for counterglow

counterglow
/ (ˈkaʊntəˌɡləʊ) /

noun
another name for gegenschein
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