What is Countermovement?

Countermovement definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
the act, process, or result of moving.
a particular manner or style of moving.
Usually movements. actions or activities, as of a person or a body of persons.
Military, Naval. a change of position or location of troops or ships.
abundance of events or incidents.
rapid progress of events.

the progress of events, as in a narrative or drama.
Fine Arts. the suggestion of motion in a work of art, either by represented gesture in figurative painting or sculpture or by the relationship of structural elements in a design or composition.
a progressive development of ideas toward a particular conclusion: the movement of his thought.
a series of actions or activities intended or tending toward a particular end: the movement toward universal suffrage.
the course, tendency, or trend of affairs in a particular field.
a diffusely organized or heterogeneous group of people or organizations tending toward or favoring a generalized common goal: the antislavery movement; the realistic movement in art.
the price change in the market of some commodity or security: an upward movement in the price of butter.
bowel movement.
the working parts or a distinct portion of the working parts of a mechanism, as of a watch.
Music. a principal division or section of a sonata, symphony, or the like.motion; rhythm; time; tempo.

Prosody. rhythmical structure or character.