noun. a stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current.
- tide rip
noun. actions counter to the main group activity.
- good weather
Example sentences of the word countercurrent
1. Noun, singular or mass
Known as countercurrent flow, this arrangement increases the potential for gas exchange, allowing the seahorse to extract the maximum possible amount of oxygen from the water.
Shivering and countercurrent heat exchange are other methods.