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clockwise

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

1888
CLOCKWISE Defined for Kids

clockwise

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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