countercheck

[ noun koun-ter-chek; verb koun-ter-chek ]SEE DEFINITION OF countercheck

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COUNTERCHECK

The beautiful simplicity of the countercheck aroused Matt's admiration.

The retort courteous, if not even the countercheck quarrelsome, "Then why do you notice it?"

Its use as a countercheck in this Order is best exemplified in the common water-beetle (Dytiscus marginalis).

The 80th captured the gun; and the enemy, dismayed by this countercheck, did not venture to press on further.

That word fell on his ear for the first time from a white man's lips, and the stupefaction of it was a countercheck to his grief.

The countercheck was effectual, and from her position of vantage the lady fired her first shot.

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