adverb clock·wise \ˈkläk-ˌwīz\

: in the direction that the hands of a clock move when you look at it from the front

Full Definition of CLOCKWISE

:  in the direction in which the hands of a clock rotate as viewed from in front or as if standing on a clock face
clockwise adjective

Examples of CLOCKWISE

  1. Turn the screw clockwise to tighten it.

First Known Use of CLOCKWISE

CLOCKWISE Defined for Kids


adverb or adjective clock·wise \ˈkläk-ˌwīz\

Definition of CLOCKWISE for Kids

:  in the direction in which the hands of a clock turn


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