from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A level surface on a cabinet or display case, as in a kitchen or department store.
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- n. The surface atop a counter.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the top side of a counter
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The countertop is glass, and it supports a glass countertop vessel sink and a towel rack.
The raised countertop is simple enough and built of materials that dictate custom manufacture, but the other questions are fascinating and multi-billion dollar industries will die and rise in the next decade as they emerge.
In the process we learned that the population who are mismatched to their kitchen countertop is very large.
The countertop is movable and slides pretty well to reveal the range, sink, storage, cupboards and even plenty of cabinets.
She set me up at the main countertop with a stack of books.
Despite being hard-wearing and stain-resistant, it couldn’t get past the granite juggernaut in countertop sales, in part because granite scored points for naturalness.
When one is slopping olive oil and sauces around, worries about the countertop are a distraction.
The AWP/colleenified approach is one solution, installing a higher countertop is another.
On the countertop are a couple of candy jars, five peacock feathers leaning around a black wall phone, a small plant that may or may not be real, three boxes of medical-exam gloves, and a radio tuned to smooth jazz.
On the countertop is the Jack LaLanne juicer, the Magic Bullet, the handy food chopper plus, the food saver vacuum sealer -- all items familiar to us because they are constantly hawked on the midnight cable channels.