• WordNet 3.6
    • n countermeasure an action taken to offset another action
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In literature:

It was a possible countermeasure that caused him to sweat with worry.
"Operation Terror" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
The World Congress periodically considered proposals for countermeasures.
"Greener Than You Think" by Ward Moore
He scanned the menu for electronic countermeasures (ECM) capabilities.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
Unless effective countermeasures can be devised, this risk may argue very strongly against the use of such atmospheres in the future.
"Significant Achievements in Space Bioscience 1958-1964" by National Aeronautics and Space Administration

In news:

BARDA to Give Neumedicines $17M to Progress Radiation Countermeasure .
Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure Rule Requirements--Amendments.
Aethlon Medical's Technology Shows Potential as New Countermeasure Against Bioterrorism.
New Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure Rule.
Dub Pistols Song: " Countermeasure " Album: Worshipping the Dollar.
That is why the Department of Defense ( DoD ) continues to seek out aggressive countermeasures in the campaign against two-wheel Private Motor Vehicle (PMV) mishaps among military personnel, and military sport bike riders in particular.
However, the four-crew electronic attack aircraft (one pilot, three electronic countermeasures officers) are aging, and are less fuel economic than the newer Growlers .
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has fined the Texas Petroleum Company of Houston, Texas, $163,487 for violating federal Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) regulations outlined under the Clean Water Act.
The US MH-53 Sea Dragon helicopter shown here is from the "Vanguards" of Helicopter Mine Countermeasure Squadron 14, pulls a Mark 105 Magnetic Influence Minesweeping System (SLED) back into USS Ponce, in this March 25, 2003, photo.
Technological controls and expensive countermeasures do little to prevent a credit union's own employees from succumbing to social engineering tactics.
Bogus Bomb- Zapper 's Bogus Countermeasure.
The PCS, one of the automaker 's pedestrian accident countermeasures, watches out for pedestrians to avoid collisions with them.
The PCS, one of the automaker's pedestrian accident countermeasures, watches out for pedestrians to avoid collisions with them.
Military vehicles are the platform for increasingly complex electronic systems for command and control, communications, weapons management, surveillance and countermeasures.
Although rodent models of ZEBOV infection are useful for screening prospective countermeasures, they are frequently not useful for prediction of efficacy in the more stringent non-human primate models.

In science:

Countermeasures The attacker would have to guess or leak the mirrored code address.
Security Mitigations for Return-Oriented Programming Attacks
An example countermeasure to phishing attacks using fake IdP websites is Yahoo! sign-in seal15 (see Figure 3).
The Identity Crisis. Security, Privacy and Usability Issues in Identity Management
Finite element models of the thorax are being developed to assist engineers and vehicle safety researchers with the design and validation of countermeasures such as advanced restrain systems.
Tensile material properties of human rib cortical bone under quasi-static and dynamic failure loading and influence of the bone microstucture on failure characteristics
While web sites could take countermeasures to defeat this attack, such as operating entirely with SSL/TLS encryption and authentication, this seems unlikely to be widely adopted.
Attacks on Local Searching Tools
As described in Section 3.3, users and web sites can take countermeasures to reduce their exposure to manin-the-middle attacks.
Attacks on Local Searching Tools