counterstroke definition

  • noun:
    • An act done in revenge.
    • A stroke or blow-in return.
    • A stroke or blow offered in substitution for one obtained; a return stroke or blow.
    • A force which produces a lesion in a component apart from that where in actuality the injury is inflicted. See counter-fissure.
    • An act carried out in revenge.
    • A stroke or blow in return.
    • A stroke or blow provided in substitution for one received; a return swing or blow.
    • A force which produces a lesion in part other than that where in actuality the damage is inflicted. See counter-fissure.

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