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Meaning of "counterlight" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF COUNTERLIGHT

counterlight  [ˈkaʊntəˌlaɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF COUNTERLIGHT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Counterlight is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES COUNTERLIGHT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of counterlight in the English dictionary

The definition of counterlight in the dictionary is a light opposite something, such as a painting, that negatively affects the appearance of that object.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH COUNTERLIGHT


agalmatolite
ˌæɡəlˈmætəˌlaɪt
Bakelite
ˈbeɪkəˌlaɪt
chiastolite
kaɪˈæstəˌlaɪt
crystallite
ˈkrɪstəˌlaɪt
datolite
ˈdeɪtəˌlaɪt
featherlight
ˈfeðəˌlaɪt
graptolite
ˈɡræptəˌlaɪt
metabolite
mɪˈtæbəˌlaɪt
microsatellite
ˌmaɪkrəʊˈsætəˌlaɪt
odontolite
ɒˈdɒntəˌlaɪt
ophiolite
ˈɒfɪəˌlaɪt
pectolite
ˈpektəˌlaɪt
quarterlight
ˈkwɔːtəˌlaɪt
satellite
ˈsætəˌlaɪt
socialite
ˈsəʊʃəˌlaɪt
stromatolite
strəʊˈmætəˌlaɪt
subsatellite
ˈsʌbˌsætəˌlaɪt
tantalite
ˈtæntəˌlaɪt
troctolite
ˈtrɒktəˌlaɪt
zeolite
ˈziːəˌlaɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE COUNTERLIGHT

counterglow
counterguerilla
counterinstance
counterinsurgency
counterinsurgent
counterintelligence
counterintuitive
counterion
counterirritant
counterirritation
counterman
countermand
countermandable
countermarch
countermark
countermeasure
countermelody
countermemo
countermen
countermine

WORDS THAT END LIKE COUNTERLIGHT

back-up light
backlight
bright
come to light
daylight
delight
flashlight
flight
green light
headlight
highlight
in mid-flight
light
moonlight
red light
slight
spotlight
starlight
sunlight
the spotlight
twilight

Synonyms and antonyms of counterlight in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «counterlight» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF COUNTERLIGHT

Find out the translation of counterlight to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of counterlight from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «counterlight» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

counterlight
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

counterlight
570 millions of speakers

English

counterlight
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

counterlight
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

counterlight
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

counterlight
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

counterlight
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

counterlight
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Counterlight
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pelarasan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Counter
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

counterlight
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

counterlight
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Counterlight
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

counterlight
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

counterlight
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

काऊंटरलाइट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

counterlight
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

counterlight
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

counterlight
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

counterlight
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

counterlight
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

counterlight
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

counterlight
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

counterlight
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

counterlight
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of counterlight

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «COUNTERLIGHT»

The term «counterlight» is used very little and occupies the 167.009 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «COUNTERLIGHT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «counterlight» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «counterlight» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about counterlight

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «COUNTERLIGHT»

Discover the use of counterlight in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to counterlight and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Nik Software Tools Bundle
29. Strong. Counterlight. preset. One of the most dramatic uses of HDR imaging is photographing into the sun at sunset and being able to retain the drama of the sky and clouds along with a wellexposed foreground and middle ground.
Joshua A. Haftel, 2012
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HDR Efex Pro After the Shoot
29 Strong Counterlight preset One of the most dramatic uses of HDR imaging is photographing into the sun at sunset and being able to retain the drama of the sky and clouds along with a well-exposed foreground and middle ground.
Stan Sholik, 2011
3
Shadow Lands: Selected Poems
Counterlight. Dusk. How the grassland drifts, the wide flood, plains. Cold, untimely the moon. A wing-beat now. Far on the banks of the rivers, embraced by the wide sky, we heard singing in the woodshadows. The ancestor followed overgrown ...
Johannes Bobrowski, 1994
4
Darkness and a Little Light
... the other time, which comes no more, the other, unspoken, like clouds, a bird with open wings, angry, against the sky, a counterlight, wild. — Johannes Bobrowski DARKNESS AND A LITTLE LIGHT THE LIPMANN BOY T j^h, Counterlight.
Johannes Bobrowski, 1994
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Thread
Thread presents eighty-six new poems by “theforemost experimental poet of his generation, andperhaps of the last several generations” (The PoetrySociety of America's 2006 Wallace Stevens Awardcitation).
Michael Palmer, 2011
6
Terrorism and Temporality in the Works of Thomas Pynchon and ...
Pynchon writes: Here inthisancient townprogressively settling intoa mask ofitself, she beganto look for episodesof counterlight, canalsidegates into dank gloom, sotopòrteghi whose exitscould notbe seen,absent faces, missing lamps atthe end  ...
James Gourley, 2013
7
Sturgis' Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture and ...
COUNTERLIGHT ; COU1\T'1'BRLIG-H'.1'ING. A light or window directly opposite another. A room having corresponding windows on opposite sides is said to be counterlighted, and the same term is used of a picture having a window directly ...
Russell Sturgis, Francis A. Davis, 2013
8
The Lazarus Project
He resembled a ghost in the counterlight. Chaim said he was not an expert in history, for history fed nobody. His job was to provide food and care for the elderly Jews in the town, those who had no family left; he was too busy finding ways to ...
Aleksandar Hemon, 2008
9
LGBTQ Youth and Education: Policies and Practices:
Blanchard, D. (Counterlight). (2009, June 21). Who rioted at the Stonewall Bar that night? [Web log post]. Counterlight's Peculiars. Available at counterlightsrantsandblather1. blogspot.com/2009/06/who-rioted-at-stonewall- bar-that-night.html ...
Cris Mayo, 2013
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LGBTQ Youth and Education: Policies and Practices
Blanchard, D. (Counterlight). (2009, June 21). Who rioted at the Stonewall Bar that night? [Web log post]. Counterlight's Peculiars. Available at counterlightsrantsandblather1.blogspot.com/2009/06/whoriotedatstonewallbar thatnight.html Blount ...
Cris Mayo

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «COUNTERLIGHT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term counterlight is used in the context of the following news items.
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Sony - Portable HD video meeting system
With the Exmor CMOS image sensor as well as noise reduction and counterlight compensation function, it's good at sending clear images in a ... «AkihabaraNews, Oct 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Counterlight [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/counterlight>. Nov 2019 ».
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