countermarch


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coun·ter·march

 (koun′tər-märch′)
n.
1. A march back or in a reverse direction.
2. A complete reversal of method or conduct.
intr. & tr.v. (koun′tər-märch′) coun·ter·marched, coun·ter·march·ing, coun·ter·march·es
To execute or cause to execute a countermarch.

countermarch

(ˈkaʊntəˌmɑːtʃ)
vb
(Military) chiefly military
a. to march or cause to march back along the same route
b. to change the order of soldiers during a march
n
1. (Military) the act or instance of countermarching
2. a reversal of method, conduct, etc

coun•ter•march

(ˈkaʊn tərˌmɑrtʃ)

n.
1. a march back over the same ground.
v.i.
2. to execute a countermarch.
v.t.
3. to cause to countermarch.
[1590–1600]

countermarch


Past participle: countermarched
Gerund: countermarching

Imperative
countermarch
countermarch
Present
I countermarch
you countermarch
he/she/it countermarches
we countermarch
you countermarch
they countermarch
Preterite
I countermarched
you countermarched
he/she/it countermarched
we countermarched
you countermarched
they countermarched
Present Continuous
I am countermarching
you are countermarching
he/she/it is countermarching
we are countermarching
you are countermarching
they are countermarching
Present Perfect
I have countermarched
you have countermarched
he/she/it has countermarched
we have countermarched
you have countermarched
they have countermarched
Past Continuous
I was countermarching
you were countermarching
he/she/it was countermarching
we were countermarching
you were countermarching
they were countermarching
Past Perfect
I had countermarched
you had countermarched
he/she/it had countermarched
we had countermarched
you had countermarched
they had countermarched
Future
I will countermarch
you will countermarch
he/she/it will countermarch
we will countermarch
you will countermarch
they will countermarch
Future Perfect
I will have countermarched
you will have countermarched
he/she/it will have countermarched
we will have countermarched
you will have countermarched
they will have countermarched
Future Continuous
I will be countermarching
you will be countermarching
he/she/it will be countermarching
we will be countermarching
you will be countermarching
they will be countermarching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been countermarching
you have been countermarching
he/she/it has been countermarching
we have been countermarching
you have been countermarching
they have been countermarching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been countermarching
you will have been countermarching
he/she/it will have been countermarching
we will have been countermarching
you will have been countermarching
they will have been countermarching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been countermarching
you had been countermarching
he/she/it had been countermarching
we had been countermarching
you had been countermarching
they had been countermarching
Conditional
I would countermarch
you would countermarch
he/she/it would countermarch
we would countermarch
you would countermarch
they would countermarch
Past Conditional
I would have countermarched
you would have countermarched
he/she/it would have countermarched
we would have countermarched
you would have countermarched
they would have countermarched
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.countermarch - (military) a march in the reverse direction or back along the same route
marching, march - the act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind); "it was a long march"; "we heard the sound of marching"
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
Verb1.countermarch - march back along the same way
march, process - march in a procession; "They processed into the dining room"
2.countermarch - change the order of soldiers during a march
reorder - assign a new order to
Translations
References in classic literature ?
My father talks of nothing but marches and countermarches, things of which I understand nothing; and the day before yesterday during my daily walk through the village I witnessed a heartrending scene....
You should know that, Planchet, you who commanded the Parisians the day on which they ought to have fought against the musketeers, and who so well calculated marches and countermarches, that you never left the Palais Royal."
The two women valiantly disguised these forced excursions and countermarches as well as they could from Durbeyfield their cause, and from Abraham, and from themselves; and so they approached by degrees their own door, the head of the family bursting suddenly into his former refrain as he drew near, as if to fortify his soul at sight of the smallness of his present residence--
Charge d'Affaires Micaela Schweitzer-Bluhm attended the first pride march there in a festive and incident-free atmosphere despite a countermarch organized by religious and "pro-family" organizations.
After the couple moved to New Haven in 1950, Josef Albers having become chair of the department of design at Yale University, Albers took to using a table loom rather than the large countermarch looms she had used at the Bauhaus and at Black Mountain College (Fig.
First of all, the most retweeted messages came from the @StopInvasione handle (see Table 2), an account created expressly for the countermarch. Groups such as Milano Meticcia, Milano Sciopera, Abitanti SanSiro, Cantiere, and other progressive groups and associations were behind this account.
A small group known as the Movimiento Inclusivo de Apoyo a la Comunidad (Inclusive Movement to Support the Community) organized a countermarch. (28)
Combined bands will bear right across Market Square and countermarch in The Rock, continuing to play for the Fusilier Association and Cadet units who march into Castle Street in front of Castle Armoury, where they will dismiss.
Meanwhile, thousands of uniformed police officers, and supporters held a countermarch near the national police headquarters in Manila in support of the Duterte's drug war.
This "volley" technique (known as the "European Countermarch" today) soon became the standard way of force deployment in European armies.
The textiles were handwoven by Master Weaver Christine Keller on a self-built flying-8 loom (fly shuttle countermarch loom) with 8 harnesses, designed by Hamburg weaver Andreas Moeller) as a 25 meter fabric in the LOOM ROOM weaving studio in Dunedin.
Military historians of Europe have suggested that the musketry countermarch technique--by means of which musketeers kept up a constant hail of bullets by taking turns firing--was developed around 1600 in the Low Countries, but one finds very clear references to the technique in Qi Jiguang's writings as early as 1560 (Qi: 2001: 56).