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counting backward from an arbitrary number to indicate the time remaining before some event (such as launching a space vehicle)

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The Cisco TORONTO 2015 Countdown Clock, which is decorated in the colourful and dynamic sport pictograms for the TORONTO 2015 Games, features a traditional clock counting down the days and minutes to the start of the Pan Am Games on July 10, 2015, as well as the Parapan Am Games on August 7, 2015 but that is where the similarities end.
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But he said it was a "tough decision" because he enjoyed Countdown so much.
Viewers watched him solve his final countdown conundrum Allotrope in yesterday's final.
And nor was there any conflict between herself and the other Des, Des O'Connor, when Lynam quit Countdown, unhappy with the lengthy commuting he had to do between his home in Brighton and the studios in Leeds where the show is filmed.
Next presenter of Countdown (Hills): 4-11 Armstrong, 2-1 Stelling.
In fact, at 75 he has no plans to slow down and as well as hosting Countdown he's said to be recording his 36th album and possibly taking part in a reality TV show.
Through Countdown To Buy's unique process, home buyers can obtain unprecedented access to information on a property and then place offers 24/7.
Celebrating the New Year in true Insomniac fashion, Countdown will deliver confetti showers, pyrotechnics, elaborate costumes, and extraordinary production elements sure to create the most memorable way to ring in the first hours of 2016.
Contract notice: Provision of countdown modules and timetable boards for bus stops.
com)-- Countdown To Buy, an innovative online real estate marketplace that offers fair and effective solutions to buy and sell properties, announced today it has received a silver Connecticut Quality Improvement Award Innovation Prize for the Company's unique online real estate transaction model and marketplace.
YOUNG sailing enthusiasts from the Orcel Sea Training initiative helped recently to unveil Hartlepool's countdown clock to The Tall Ships Races 2010.
AFTER 26 years, more than 4,500 shows and countless vowels and consonants, Carol I Vorderman was finally hanging I up her chunky black marker and I leaving Countdown today.
CHANNEL 4 bosses want to work with Carol Vorderman even though a 90 per cent pay cut led to her quitting Countdown.
THE future of Channel 4 show Countdown has been thrown into doubt as the businessman who owns the rights to the quiz has threatened to pull the plug.