countertactic

countertactic

(ˈkaʊntəˌtæktɪk)
n
an opposing tactic
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In contrast, as a countertactic deployed by law enforcement and private security contractors, doxing is covert and serves as a means to an end.
This difference in performance (21) influenced a later American countertactic. A pattern emerged where four-MiG flights, confronted by Sabres, would split into pairs--one would climb while the second pair would dive to escape:
Multiple mating by females, a pattern of response that is probably ubiquitous among mammals (e.g., Jones and Cortes-Ortiz, 1998), including primates, may also represent a countertactic to avoid parasitic males.
One countertactic is writing our own stories in our own words.
A second countertactic involves deploying smoke, chaff, or an inflatable Mylar mirror between the laser and the spacecraft.
If her legal action had passed unnoticed by the wider public, constituting a sort of de facto cover-up, she would have had a chance of success; however, the publicity about her legal action served as a powerful countertactic of exposure.
One countertactic of some activists, playing out in both Boston and Philadelphia, is to urge local United Ways to redirect funding to the Scouts' Learning for Life programs, which operate under boards separate from the BSA.
an algorithm's decisions, and the countertactics that algorithm
For example, sensors used in weather forecasting measure basic physical properties including air pressure, humidity, temperature, and wind speed [21], whereas sensors used in military missions provide information about hostile terrain such as tactics, location, movement, strength, and equipment and in the development of countertactics and strategies [10].
The IDF's countertactics were slow but very effective.
We know much about the necessary ingredients for good mental health, and Screwtape encourages brilliantly subversive countertactics. Our culture makes it all too easy to avoid quiet contemplation to clear our heads and examine the paths of our thoughts, although this is a requirement for a meaningful life.
How some insects detect and avoid being eaten by bats: tactics and countertactics of prey and predator.