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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current;
[syn: rip, riptide, tide rip, crosscurrent, countercurrent]

2. actions counter to the main group activity;
- Example: "political crosscurrents disrupted the conference"
[syn: countercurrent, crosscurrent]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Countercurrent \Coun"ter*cur`rent\ (koun"t?r-k?r`-rent), a. Running in an opposite direction. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Countercurrent \Coun"ter*cur`rent\, n. A current running in an opposite direction to the main current. [1913 Webster]




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