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countdown

[′kau̇nt‚dau̇n]
(aerospace engineering)
The process in the engineering definition, used in leading up to the launch of a large or complicated rocket vehicle, or in leading up to a captive test, a readiness firing, a mock firing, or other firing test.
The act of counting inversely during this process.
(communications)
The ratio of the number of interrogation pulses not answered by a transponder to the total number received.
(engineering)
A step-by-step process that culminates in a climatic event, each step being performed in accordance with a schedule marked by a count in inverse numerical order.
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The Traditional Countdown will take place at midnight, with Carillon music beginning at 11:15 p.
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But suddenly he was there on the screen as the first face to be seen on Channel 4 when the channel began in 1982 and then kicking off the output with the first edition of Countdown.
Stelling is great at telling us the scores with a smile on his face, which is all the Countdown host has to do.
We also want order, and countdowns obviously give us order.
All Eyes will be on TOSHIBA VISION LED Screens High Atop One Times Square for Countdown Festivities
The Early Family Countdown will be co-led by city council member Judith Brodhead and Dolly McCarthy, host and executive producer of "The Dolly McCarthy Show" and former news anchor for NCTV-17's Naperville News 17.
He stunned Countdown viewers last Wednesday after winning eight shows in a row to get a place in the TV quiz's quarter finals later this year.
today announced their official appointment as the exclusive sponsor for the Official Countdown of the Times Square New Year's Eve Celebration.
The schedule for the hotels' "Re-launch and Renewal Countdown," which will include visits with corporate clients, media interviews and interactive employee meetings with President Cooper and his corporate leadership team, is as follows: