Counter (disambiguation)

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Counter may refer to:

  • Counter, a prefix conveying the meaning "against":
  • Countertop, a flat surface or worktop, possibly in a kitchen, shop, or other service
  • Bar (counter), the countertop at which drinks are served in a bar
  • Compter, a small jail
  • Part of a ship's stern above the waterline that extends beyond the rudder stock (see nautical terms)
  • The Counter, a global hamburger restaurant chain

Mathematics and computing[edit]

  • Counter, an electronic device, mechanical device, or computer program for counting
  • Jeton, a reckoning counter used on reckoning boards for calculations
  • Tally counter, mechanical counting device
  • Web counter, a counter that counts the number of visits to a web page
  • COUNTER (Counting Online Usage of Networked Electronic Resources), a standard for reporting usage statistics of online resources

Games and sport[edit]

Linguistics and typography[edit]


  • Nick Counter (1940–2009), American film and television executive

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