counterglow

[ koun-ter-gloh ]
/ ˈkaʊn tərˌgloʊ /

noun Astronomy.


Nearby words

  1. counterfeit,
  2. counterfeiting,
  3. counterfoil,
  4. counterforce,
  5. counterfort,
  6. counterimmunoelectrophoresis,
  7. counterincision,
  8. counterinsurgency,
  9. counterintelligence,
  10. counterintuition

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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