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)

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 27 Sep. 2020.

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