counterflow

noun
coun·​ter·​flow | \ ˈkau̇n-tər-ˌflō How to pronounce counterflow (audio) \

Definition of counterflow

: the flow of a fluid in opposite directions (as in an apparatus)

Examples of counterflow in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Elsewhere, there is a pool with an adjustable floor and counterflow on the aft deck. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 7 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of counterflow

1870, in the meaning defined above

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“Counterflow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/counterflow. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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