• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Counter-change (Shak.) exchange, reciprocation
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. contra, against.


In literature:

Chupin, who had seen her years before, recognized her now as she sat behind her counter, although she was cruelly changed.
"Baron Trigault's Vengeance" by Emile Gaboriau
As if to make change, he stepped from behind the counter, and managed to place himself between Ida and the door.
"Timothy Crump's Ward" by Horatio Alger
As if to make change, he stepped from behind the counter and placed himself between Ida and the door.
"Jack's Ward" by Horatio Alger, Jr.
He installed a perfectly unnecessary cash carrier from the counter to a desk where Mrs. Locker made change.
"Scattergood Baines" by Clarence Budington Kelland
Those counter-changed tabbies in the air (The sun once set) all of one colour are.
"The Hesperides & Noble Numbers: Vol. 1 and 2" by Robert Herrick
It was all of fifteen minutes, but seemed twice as long, before Jerry reached the clerk behind the counter and asked for change.
"Jerry's Charge Account" by Hazel Hutchins Wilson
Counters are desirable for play in all cases; they are in every way more convenient, and avoid the constant trouble of giving change.
"Round Games with Cards" by W. H. Peel
There were three glasses set out on the counter, and the saloon-keeper was handing him his change.
"The One-Way Trail" by Ridgwell Cullum
But although Mary had quite decided to keep the counter for the benefit of Mrs. Coppert, she was tempted to change her mind one day.
"The Bountiful Lady" by Thomas Cobb
She went with me into the cafe, gathered up the loose change on the counter, and set out refreshments.
"The Car That Went Abroad" by Albert Bigelow Paine

In news:

That will change as night passes, as the great carousel of stars wheels westward (counter-clockwise) around Polaris, the North Star.
Could asteroid dust counter climate change on Earth.
The Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC) says big changes will be taking place at the dealership parts counter by the end of the year.
As part of Sherman's Downtown Streetscape Project, the traffic pattern around Grayson County Courthouse will permanently change to a one-way, counter-clockwise direction beginning at 7:00 am on Saturday, November 10, 2012.
A better way to deal with dogs who bark at strange sounds is to change how they feel about the sound through desensitization and counter conditioning.
) I always check my change and gave the young cash register server at the counter $20.32.
Tofu, one of two furry store clerks at East by West, makes change for customers by taking dollar bills from owner Yume Leavell and placing them on the counter.
Technological changes and advances in transportation and communications have created a single global market for us all, a worldwide market which clearly extends to our counters and our counterpros today.
Police identified Narkia Morman of Baconton for stealing a change purse off the counter of the Liberty Expressway's Stop & Shop.
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In a July interview with NBC, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs sought to counter charges that the Obama administration has not done much to change the foreign policy of George W Bush.

In science:

On restart the set of nogoods and the activity counter has changed, so that the search will explore a very different part of the search tree.
Solving the Resource Constrained Project Scheduling Problem with Generalized Precedences by Lazy Clause Generation
When in state q ∈ Q, and reading symbol σ ∈ ˜Σ on the input tape, M changes its state to q ′ ∈ Q, writes ω in the register, and updates the value of its counter by c ∈△= {0, +1} with transition amplitude δ (q , σ, q ′ , c, ω ) = α, where α ∈ C and |α| ≤ 1.
Quantum computation with devices whose contents are never read
The swimmer can be made to change its direction by reversing one of them for a short time since as discussed above, when the two spins have the same value σ = 1 ( σ = −1) the swimmer will rotate clockwise (counter-clockwise) with an angular displacement (in 1 cycle) given to leading order by eqn. (12).
Dynamics and interactions of active rotors
It can be mentioned here that, for the other choice of physical parameters (e.g. reducing/increasing the angular momentum of accreting matter for co/counter-rotation, changing the sonic locations etc.) the shock may appear again, even for the rotating black holes (a few such examples are depicted in Fig.
Stability of accretion disk around rotating black holes: a pseudo-general-relativistic fluid dynamical study
Our proposal allows to target in a near future the complete elimination of configuration isomorphisms, without needing changes in the models (using counters by types rather than references to ob jects in relations).
Pruning Isomorphic Structural Sub-problems in Configuration