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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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Elliott Mellor on Countdown where he has scored 152, and impressed the show's star Rachel Riley, left
These are the films mentioned in the Spring Fever Movie Countdown trailer:
After the midnight countdown to the new year, the bells will ring "A Royal Peal" and "Auld Lang Syne," concluding with music from the "Royal Fireworks" by Handel.
Countdown co-presenter Rachel Riley also congratulated Mabel on her success in a post to her 578,000 Twitter followers.
He joined about 40,000-odd visitors at i-City as the special guest of the "Terima Kasih Malaysia" 2018 Merdeka countdown. His arrival at 10.20pm at the iconic city was greeted by I-Bhd executive chairman Tan Sri Lim Kim Hong and senior management of i-City.
The lexicographer and author will be looking back on her funniest moments from her 25 years on Channel 4's Countdown and 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown, and looking at the curious and surreal origins of some everyday words.
BY ASHLEIGH RAINBIRD COUNTDOWN host Nick Hewer is desperate for Zs - so he can manage a spell of S N O O Z I N G after work.
The ABC's Classic Countdown series appears, at first, to just be a nostalgia piece.
If you have no plans for New Year's Eve, Seoul's luxury hotels are throwing countdown parties for your pleasure.
Secondary pupils and staff also took part in a Countdown Challenge in the library.
Summary: Four-day celebration to kick off on December 28 with a New Year's Eve countdown village pop-up
[USA], Nov 1 (ANI): Traffic signal countdown timers are helping in keeping young drivers safe on the road, a recent study has revealed.
Far from counting down the minutes until her alarm goes off, Countdown brainbox Rachel Riley, 31, likes a lie-in.