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a. a small flat disc of wood, metal, or plastic, used in various board games
b. a similar disc or token used as an imitation coin
2. a skating figure consisting of three circles

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1. an apparatus that records the number of occurrences of events
2. any instrument for detecting or counting ionizing particles or photons
3. Electronics another name for scaler

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1. a return attack, such as a blow in boxing
2. Fencing a parry in which the foils move in a circular fashion
3. the portion of the stern of a boat or ship that overhangs the water aft of the rudder
4. the part of a horse's breast under the neck and between the shoulders
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A horizontal work surface, display, or serving surface, such as in a store, in a restaurant, or on top of a kitchen cabinet.
Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture Copyright © 2012, 2002, 1998 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved

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[′kau̇nt·ər]
(computer science)
A register or storage location used to represent the number of occurrences of an event.
(electronics)
(engineering)
A complete instrument for detecting, totalizing, and indicating a sequence of events.
(naval architecture)
(nucleonics)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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1. A long horizontal surface used in stores, shops, banks, etc., for display of goods, for work-top areas, or for business transactions.
2. The top or working surface of the base of a kitchen cabinet.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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(1) In programming, a variable that is used to keep track of anything that must be counted. The programming language determines the number of counters (variables) that are available to a programmer.

(2) In electronics, a circuit that counts pulses and generates an output at a specified time.
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A new Hot Food to Go counter, selling a range of hot breakfast and lunch options launches next week.
The existing deli, meat, fish and bakery counters have been completely refurbished including a salad bar and a Food to Go counter which offers Indian and Chinese cuisine and hot rotisserie chickens, to take away.
It came as a supportive gesture towards the Palestinian youth, he said.Terming it a "racist step," Subeih reminded the UN and its Security Council of its responsibilities, urging them to step in and halt these "treacherous discrimination acts" that go counter to human rights and international laws.The marathon kick started last night under the theme "Towards al-Quds", with 5,000 participants from both genders and all ages, including Palestinians, Arabs and foreigners.
The entire Food Hall is due to be completed in August with the introduction of a new Hot Food to Go counter, selling a range of hot breakfast and lunch options.