HyperDic: countercurrent

English > 2 senses of the word countercurrent:
NOUNeventcountercurrent, rip, riptide, tide rip, crosscurrenta stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current
actcountercurrent, crosscurrentactions counter to the main group activity
English > countercurrent: 2 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current.
Synonymsrip, riptide, tide rip, crosscurrent
Broaderturbulence, turbulencyunstable flow of a liquid / liquid or gas
Spanishcontracorriente, corriente de resaca, corriente
Catalancontracorrent, corrent de ressaca, corrent
English > countercurrent: 2 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningactions counter to the main group activity.
Synonymcrosscurrent
Broaderstrifebitter conflict / conflict

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