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counter1

count·er1

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pronunciation:
kaUn tr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a long, high table. People sit on stools or stand at a counter to eat, prepare food, or do business.
She stood at the counter, making lunch.
definition 2: an object used for counting in a game. Counters are usually a small piece of wood or metal and are used to help keep score.
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  • countertop:
    the top of a counter.
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