countermeasure

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

coun·ter·mea·sure

noun \-ˌme-zhər, -ˌmā-\

: an action or device that is intended to stop or prevent something bad or dangerous

Full Definition of COUNTERMEASURE

:  an action or device designed to negate or offset another; especially :  a military system or device intended to thwart a sensing mechanism (as radar) <electronic countermeasures>

First Known Use of COUNTERMEASURE

1923

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