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Rotate in opposite directions, especially about the same axis.
- ‘Since cone and plate are counterrotating, a fluid layer exists within the chamber that does not rotate even during flow.’
- ‘For oscillating pectoral fins, a recurring pattern within planar flow fields is the production of paired counterrotating vortices with a central high-velocity fluid jet.’
- ‘In addition, the counterrotating tracks allow an excavator to turn completely around within its own length for easy maneuvering in tight spaces.’
- ‘It has counterrotating agitators that allow for curd movement at lower agitator speeds.’
- ‘Low-speed turning by sunfish involves the generation of paired counterrotating vortices by the strong-side pectoral fin.’
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